Winged Shoes and a Shield: Collected Stories


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"A walking badass of a book."--Rolling Stone "Don is a great writer. His work is worth reading." -- Henry Rollins Hallucinating between childhood and manhood, Eddie Burnett is both hero and anti-hero in this hard-hitting collection of linked stories. Coming of age in California's post-war suburbs and freefalling through the turbulence of the sixties and early seventies, Eddie's transformation from a boy's innocence to a man's hardened wariness is captured in lyrical, emotionally raw episodes. He navigates the minefields ...

Winged Shoes and a Shield: Collected Stories 2012, City Lights Books, Monroe, OR

ISBN-13: 9780872865884

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