Twelve tales of North Americans in Paris and the south of France that are by turns witty, sensual, moving, and surprising.
Contains The Little Black Dress, Son and Father, I Love Mozart, The Boy Who Read A Simple Heart, A Melancholy Bride, Domesticity, Woodenheads, Are They Really Cézanne's Apples?, Train Stations Are Beautiful, You'll Be Glad to Know, Baa Baa Black Sheep, The Other Journal.
"Each of these stories glimmers with light-filled clarity. A rare talent."
— London Free Press
"Brief, ironic, comical and ripe with a humane wisdom."
— Globe & Mail
"Delicately drawn characters in emotionally resonant situations...classic and appealing."
— Toronto Star
"Cary Fagan has produced a collection of short stories that share many of the attributes of a little black dress--elegant, understated, fundamental."
— Halifax Daily News