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Gateway to Paradise : Stories (Paperback) (Matthew Vollmer)

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Inthese gritty, imaginative stories set in the mountains and small towns of theSouth—often in motels, theme parks, or resorts—men and women find themselves atthe mercy of an inspiration gone wrong: a man on a tryst is seduced by a ghost;a woman conducts a test to discover who is her true best friend—her husband orher dog; a beleaguered young writing professor goes one step too far whilechaperoning the famous writer he finds darkly alluring. In the title story, an ex-high-schoolbasketball player living an uneventful life in her small hometown as a cashier helps her boyfriend rob a lottery winner, and finds herselfon an epic journey of fear, deceit, and betrayal.
Inthese gritty, imaginative stories set in the mountains and small towns of theSouth?often in motels, theme parks, or resorts?men and women find themselves atthe mercy of an inspiration gone wrong: a man on a tryst is seduced by a ghost;a woman conducts a test to discover who is her true best friend?her husband orher dog; a beleaguered young writing professor goes one step too far whilechaperoning the famous writer he finds darkly alluring. In the title story, an ex-high-schoolbasketball player living an uneventful life in her small hometown as a cashier helps her boyfriend rob a lottery winner, and finds herselfon an epic journey of fear, deceit, and betrayal.
Number of Pages: 175.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Matthew Vollmer
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2015
TCIN: 18849911
UPC: 9780892554669
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2985

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