Café Carolina and Other Stories

Café Carolina and Other Stories

by Jefferson Flanders

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Overview

Stories in the American Grain

Written over a span of three decades, these twelve short stories by Jefferson Flanders explore themes of memory, family, faith, and love against a distinctly American landscape.

Café Carolina and Other Stories offers the reader the varied worlds of its memorable characters. A waitress in a small-town restaurant invents a romantic backstory for the secretive couple in the last booth. A burnt-out relief worker returns from Africa to find himself drawn to the New England landscape of his childhood. A retired military aviator clashes over Cold War politics with the guests at a Princeton dinner party. A preacher's son visits Jerusalem on a pilgrimage that his father hopes will revive his faith.

With humor and compassion these stories address the simple joys and complex challenges of life at century’s turn.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016129891
Publisher: Munroe Hill Press
Publication date: 12/23/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 140
File size: 436 KB

About the Author

Jefferson Flanders has been a sportswriter, columnist, editor, and publishing executive. His parents met in the newsroom of the New York Herald Tribune in the late 1940s.

He is the author of CAFÉ CAROLINA AND OTHER STORIES and the critically acclaimed HERALD SQUARE, the first in a series of novels about espionage in the early days of the Cold War.

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