Audacity with a halo : collected short stories

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dc.contributor.advisor Kingery, Margaret en_US
dc.contributor.author King, John C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:30:01Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:30:01Z
dc.date.created 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier LD2489.Z8 2004 .K564 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/179692
dc.description.abstract This collection of short stories examines themes of friendship, trust, betrayal, and revenge among characters with close relationships. The collection begins with "My Friend Kevin Tells Me Lies, But I Don't Believe Him," which depicts a vengeful friendship between two remorseless liars. "Humdinger" is a more lighthearted piece that tells the story of a thirty-year-old aspiring musician who, after meeting a 12-yearold bass guitar prodigy, must decide between a garage band and adulthood. "Spellbinder" tells the story of a little girl who purposely loses the spelling bees her domineering mother forces her to enter. The tone of this collection is marked by the boldness of "The Blind Midget," which depicts two young men whose friendship is tested when one of them takes insults too far. Finally, "First Trust" depicts a hapless pawnbroker whose manipulative brother has gotten involved with a financial scheme.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of English
dc.format.extent ii, 53 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Short stories, American -- 21st century. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Interpersonal relations -- Fiction. en_US
dc.title Audacity with a halo : collected short stories en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.A.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1295593 en_US


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