Abundant Light: Short Fiction by Valerie MinerAbundant Light: Short Fiction by Valerie Miner

Abundant Light: Short Fiction

byValerie Miner

Paperback | August 31, 2004

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Abundant Light, Valerie Miner's fourth collection of short fiction, reveals a master storyteller writing in her prime. This collection looks closely at definitions of family and asks how this fragile and frightening entity can shape us, nurture us, or even destroy us. These stories also explore friendship as it is enriched by differences in nationality, race, class, and gender. Whether set in Calcutta, Cornwall, Alberta, Edinburgh, or the Coastal Range of California, each story is imbued with a resonant spirit of place. Light is a presence and metaphor in each of these stories, physical light as well as light ranging through human insight and reflection, as characters face the possibilities of forgiveness, acceptance and reunion.
    This collection contains stories from the best literary journals, The Georgia Review, New Letters, Salmagundi, Southwest Review, Prairie Schooner, as well as from BBC Radio 4 and Ms.
 
Valerie Miner is the award-winning author of thirteen books, including Abundant Light, Range of Light, A Walking Fire, Winter's Edge, and Blood Sisters. She has been published in The Village Voice, The Nation, Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, Salmagundi, and many other journals. Her stories and essays have appeared in more than fifty an...
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Title:Abundant Light: Short FictionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:August 31, 2004Publisher:Michigan State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0870137190

ISBN - 13:9780870137198

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