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By Louise Hawes,Jeffrey C. Stewart

In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays fans on the finish in their endurance, marriages at the verge of decline, teenagers reeling from abuse, and fogeys devastated by means of loss.

But a lot of those tales have a sardonic, funny area in addition: within the name tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream existence extra heavily while a feminine co-worker threatens his profession. In "Mr. combine Up," a mom turns into infatuated with the clown at her son's celebration. In "My final Indian," a menopausal lady is going local. And in "Salinger's Mistress," a tender girl lies approximately having an affair with J. D. Salinger. . . till Salinger himself calls her at the mobile!

Whether Hawes's protagonists are wealthy or negative, male or woman, younger or outdated, their voices are convincing, diversified, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment via a awesome prose stylist.

Louise Hawes is a author and instructor established in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the writer of The Vanishing Point, Rosey within the current Tense, and different novels.

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