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America Awaits Us, My Lovely, and Other Stories
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America Awaits Us, My Lovely, and Other Stories (Paperback)

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The locations of these stories range from Birmingham in 1890's, and 1900's to America in the 1900's, to the UK from the 1960's to present day. The subject matter includes desertion within the family, a young woman who relies of body decoration to secure her identity, life in a Children's Home in the early 1900's, a travelling salesman and his dog, a widowed actress who has lost the sense of herself, an woman waiting for a father who will never turn up, a man disowned by his father, a boy learning the hard lessons with regard to sexual relationships, a man imprisoned by caution whose wife writes letters to her lover.







There is a sense of loss and restricted lives in a number of these stories. There is also, thank goodness, some humour.

Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Troubador Publishing Publication Date: 28/03/2021 ISBN-13: 9781838595487  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Christopher Owen's stories have been published in many magazines and anthologies in the UK, USA, and Ireland. His story An Honourable Life won 1st prize for the Final Chapters Competition and has been short-listed for the Bridport Story Prize 2019 and for the Hammond House Publishing Prize. He trained at RADA and has worked in theatre, television and film for over 50 years. He's featured in television shows (House of Cards etc, and sit-coms) and on stage and film. www.christopherowen.co.uk

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