The Tiger in the Grass: Stories and Other Inventionsby Harriet Doerr
These 15 short works boast an economic prose laced with a generosity of spirit. Stunning metaphors, sensuous imagery and
The winner of the National Book Award for the Stones for Ibarra, Harriet Doerr has gathered her first collection of short stories and vignettes. Her "inventions," as she calls them, spring from memory transformed with the elixir of experience.
These 15 short works boast an economic prose laced with a generosity of spirit. Stunning metaphors, sensuous imagery and unforgettable characters cross the human landscape. Her words speak haunting moments of perfect happiness, the harsh reality of poverty, and the graceful beauty of an enfeebled, elderly aunt . . . words to be savored.
"Readers will hope that more of these beautiful pieces will come from Doerr's pen." (Publishers Weekly)
- Viking Adult
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