Fatted Calf Blues by Steven MayoffFatted Calf Blues by Steven Mayoff

Fatted Calf Blues

bySteven Mayoff

Paperback | April 15, 2009

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Belonging and the search for home and family are at the center of the title story, "Fatted Calf Blues." Here, a woman hitchhikes home to Alberta to see her dying father. At a truck stop near Dauphin, Manitoba she meets a fellow traveller who radically changes the course of her homecoming. "The Darkened Door" explores the nature of desire when a couple arrives home to discover an anonymous love note on their apartment door and can't help but be intrigued. How ideals can become delusions is explored in "The Animal Room" where a university caretaker's smooth operation of his Animal Room is upset shy medical student forces him to examine a lost part of himself.

About The Author

Steven Mayoff writes fiction, poetry, and lyrics. In 2008 his manuscript Destinations and Departures was chosen out of 5,000 entries to be a Top-100 Semi-finalist in the Amazon.com Breakout Novel Award. A portion of this manuscript also won the 2003 David Adams Richards Prize presented by the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick. His p...
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Title:Fatted Calf BluesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888013418

ISBN - 13:9780888013415

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