Call Me Ahab: A Short Story Collection

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Imagine a Hollywood encounter between Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo, -two female icons of disability.- Or the story of -Moby Dick, or, The Leg, - told from Ahab's perspective. What if Vincent Van Gogh resided in a twentieth-century New York hotel, surviving on food stamps and direct communications with God? Or if the dwarf pictured in a seventeenth-century painting by Velazquez should tell her story? And, finally, imagine the encounter between David and Goliath from the Philistine's point of view. These are the characters ...

Call Me Ahab: A Short Story Collection 2009, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803225336

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