Something Else Entirely, Volume 1: Collected Works

Something Else Entirely, Volume 1: Collected Works

by Donna Lee Davis


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Something Else Entirely is just that. Short stories that will make you smile and make you think, tales that will touch your heart. Three poems that are prayers—or prayers that are poetic—and an essay that speaks truth. Perhaps most importantly, this collection includes Dust and Shadow, the sequel and companion book to the novel Matter of Discretion. If you already know Navy Chaplain Damon Keith and that novel's cast of characters, you will happily meet them again here. If not, you will surely want to get acquainted!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543988239
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 12/03/2019
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Donna Lee Davis is the author of the novel Matter of Discretion as well as Here Is the Church: A History of St. Mary Parish. Her poetry is collected in Sheer Poetry Revisited; individual poems have been reprinted in periodicals. In 2007 her short story "Pappy's Girl" was short listed for the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award, and in 2010 it was published in Carpe Articulum Literary Review. She maintains a blog, "Just A Few Lines . . ." at As a retired military justice court reporter Donna holds the Navy Department's Meritorious Civilian Service Medal. She resides in rural Hartwood, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Something Else Entirely 13

Pappy's Girl 25

Walking Papers 43

Where the Heart Is 51

The Interview 65

Flannel 79

Where to Begin 83

Proximity 87

Reunion 93

Throwback 103

Ghost Story 113

The Watching Tree, A Parable for Easter 125

The Blue Bowl 137

Prayers 141

Sequel and Companion Book to Matter Of Discretion: Dust and Shadow 145

Study Questions For Book Club 233

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