This book is the winner of the Grace Paley Prize in short fiction. child, husband and wife, close friends, and virtual strangers. In many of these stories, Brown shows how love emerges as infidelity - incongruous and disruptive, threatening the stability of daily life. mother died years before, and begins an affair with the neighbor. The narrator of Apparitions, who has recently returned the blind grandson she was raising to the care of his mother, invites a confused young man into her home. In The Ropewalk, a bartender ...

Pins and Needles 2007, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558496170