The author's first short story collection introduces a diverse cast of characters, including a retired math teacher, an auto repair worker, a technical writer, and a nurse living overseas, all of who are confronted with difficult turning points in their lives. Original.There were other spots too, of course, that needed more sanding, little places where the rust was just beginning to form. These spots needed closer attention, a finer grain of sandpaper. Everything needed to be scraped down to bare metal if the paint was going to do the car any good. ... knowing that the body is sealed, that Ia#39;ve done a good job, a thorough job, that the problems have been taken care of.
|Publisher||:||University of Missouri Press - 2001|