Grass Fires by Dan GerberGrass Fires by Dan Gerber

Grass Fires

byDan Gerber

Paperback | July 31, 2003

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The varied inhabitants of Brainard, Michigan, examine their lives and losses in very distinct, matter-of-fact voices. A heart attack victim crashes into his brother-in-law’s funeral parlor in the title story; the deaf-mute of “Conversation” begins his tale with the simple sentence, “I don’t think I’ve really had a conversation with anyone since my father died.”
     Dan Gerber’s characters are capable of extraordinary compassion and everyday cruelty, and reveal themselves in an unnerving series of layers.

Dan Gerber was born and grew up in western Michigan and received his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University in 1962. He has worked as a corporate executive, an automobile dealer, a professional racing driver, and a high school teacher. From 1968 through 1972, with Jim Harrison, he co-edited the literary magazine Sumac. He has...
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Title:Grass FiresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:185 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:July 31, 2003Publisher:Michigan State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0870136828

ISBN - 13:9780870136825

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