by Patricia Ann McNairLinking the lives and tales of a place and its people through tragedy and consequence, blind faith and redemption, this collection of finely tuned short stories spans three decades to present a portrait of working class Americans. From babysitter and bus ticket salesman to construction worker and cult leader, the residents of New Hope—whose lives intersect after a tragic accident during a summer carnival—chase dreams and suffer disappointment against the subtle backdrop of a Midwestern landscape. The stories are unapologetic yet magical, bringing to life the daily struggle under the weight of war, natural disaster, illness, grief, and greed, even as the residents enjoy the comforts of solace, friendship, sex, love, ice cream, and the comics found wrapped around bubblegum.
|Title||The Temple of Air|
|eBook format||Paperback, (torrent)|
|Author||Patricia Ann McNair|
|Publisher||Elephant Rock Productions, Inc.|
|File size||6.9 Mb|
|Book rating||4.42 (66 votes)