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Author Tintocalis, Stacy.

Title The tiki king : stories / Stacy Tintocalis
Published Athens, OH : Swallow Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (166 pages)
Contents Too bad about Howie -- Another kind of sleep -- The tiki king -- Geishas -- Iron -- The last perfect day -- Honeymoon in Beirut -- Pirates -- The man from Istanbul -- Bill Suggs' safe house
Summary A Lebanese housewife, a former horror-film maker, and a cantankerous Russian librarian are among the inhabitants of the offbeat world found in this impressive debut collection. Stacy Tintocalis's stories take us from a defunct women's shelter off a Missouri country road to the streets of low-income Hollywood, where her characters yearn for the love that is always just out of reach. The title story explores the conflicted emotions an adolescent boy feels toward a father who obsessively returns to his childhood home. In "Too Bad about Howie," a divorced poet finds comfort in stolen moments wi
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Subject Short stories.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804011265 (electronic bk.)
0804011273 (electronic bk.)
0804040427 (electronic bk.)
9780804011266 (electronic bk.)
9780804011273 (electronic bk.)
9780804040426 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)