In this collection of powerful and deeply humane short stories, Jim Ray Daniels' characters struggle to find themselves in a society that has cast them aside. As they make their way under the permanently gray skies of Michigan's lower peninsula, they try to come to terms with their lives, searching for a pleasant place, for someone who will love them or will simply make them feel safe. The eleven stories in "Mr. Pleasant," the latest offering from the author of the award- winning "Detroit Tales," are bleak, funny, and ...

Mr. Pleasant 2007, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870138065

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