No Pets: Stories

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Fiction. Short Stories. Jim Daniels' NO PETS brings us sad, acutely-observed stories of people who know in their bones that the American Dream does not apply to them -- John Sayles. With swift, deft strokes, in spare, precise language, Jim Daniels can break your heart. He captures the tragic -- maybe tragi-comic -- lives of people whom I long to reach out to, in their blue collar cities, and pluck them from the paths they seem destined to walk ... I carry these characters around with me, in my head and heart, ...
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Fiction. Short Stories. Jim Daniels' NO PETS brings us sad, acutely-observed stories of people who know in their bones that the American Dream does not apply to them -- John Sayles. With swift, deft strokes, in spare, precise language, Jim Daniels can break your heart. He captures the tragic -- maybe tragi-comic -- lives of people whom I long to reach out to, in their blue collar cities, and pluck them from the paths they seem destined to walk ... I carry these characters around with me, in my head and heart, and think of them at unexpected moments of the day -- Lewis Nordan.
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John Sayles
Jim Daniels' No Pets brings us sad, acutely-observed stories of people who know in their bones that the American Dream does not apply to them.
Lewis Nordan
Jim Daniels is such a fine writer. With swift, deft strokes, in spare, precise language, he can break your heart...I carry these characters with me, in my head and heart...
Reginald McNight
Jim Daniels is such a superb fiction writer. I find in the pages of No Pets the same unadorned, precise, highly polished language, the same love and compassion for working people...There are quietly forceful stories, simultaneously illuminating and enigmatic.
Reginald McNight, author of White Boys: Stories
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  • ISBN-13: 9780933087545
  • Publisher: Bottom Dog Press
  • Publication date: 10/9/1999
  • Series: Working Lives Series
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 55.00 (w) x 85.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

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