In these fifteen deftly crafted stories, Mary Morris takes us to a Greek village, Cape Canaveral, South America, New York City in the heat of Augustaand into the heads and hearts of characters coming to know a bit more about their worlds. A Panamanian girl searches for her beautiful sister; a typewriter reveals unspoken secrets to a vacationing couple; the employees of a copy shop long for the lives of their customers. Morris's wistful, knowing style and her grasp of the tiny elements that mark the turning points in relationships make her stories resonate with lingering emotional truths.Inside sat a small Olivetti manual. It was ordinary enough. It was brown, the color of mud and excrement. She closed it quickly. As they walked along the canals, heading to a seafood restaurant, Clara complained that the things she wrote neveranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Bus of Dreams|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2014-08-26|