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Skillfully crafted and vivid with detail, this collection of prose examines the strength and fragility of life. From the heat of Africa to the warmth of France and the snowbound dales of northern England, this volume spans 20 years of short story writing and includes narratives that display a deep sensitivity to both the natural world and to human relationships. Featuring a young child adrift on an ice-filled lake and an aging farmer facing life alone, this absorbing compilation is sure to entice fans of poetic fiction.

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