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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Short Stories (single author)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:244
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543974188

Short Stories About Us

by Carine Fabius

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Overview
If world peace is the dish we want to create, romantic relationships serve as cauldron, where the ingredients for meaningful interaction first come together. While Short Stories About Us does not pretend to advance the cause of world peace, it does present another opportunity for people to learn about themselves and fellow planetary travelers through the prism of issues explored in this multicultural stew of stories and discussion pieces.
Description
Dynamic, thought-provoking fiction that covers the business of living and loving in the 21st century! The lens is turned on communication, identity, infidelity, technology, rape, racism, love, desire, sex, regret, and more in this stimulating mix of insightful tales, as lived by a multicultural cast of American and sometimes unexpected characters. A totally original and unique bonus section titled "TalkFest" offers the author's lively, sometimes hilarious views on the issues raised in the stories. These are presented as short essays meant to spur further reflection on the stories, and as a jumping-off point for online discussion between readers and the author.
About the author
Carine Fabius is the author of six fiction and nonfiction books, and a longtime blogger for HuffPost, writing on issues of lifestyle, the arts, politics, and business. To find out more, please visit carinefabius.com.
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