New PDF release: Call Me Ahab: A Short Story Collection (Prairie Schooner

By Anne Finger

Imagine a Hollywood come upon among Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo, “two lady icons of disability.” Or the tale of “Moby Dick, or, The Leg,” advised from Ahab’s point of view. What if Vincent Van Gogh resided in a twentieth-century long island inn, surviving on foodstuff stamps and direct communications with God? Or if the dwarf pictured in a seventeenth-century portray via Velazquez may still inform her tale? And, ultimately, think the come upon among David and Goliath from the Philistine’s element of view.
 
These are the characters who humans heritage and fable as counterpoints to the “normal.” and they're additionally the characters who populate Anne Finger’s awesome brief tales. Affecting yet by no means sentimental, ironic yet by no means cynical, those splendidly wealthy and comedian stories reimagine lifestyles past the margins of “normality.”

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