The Short Stories of Alex B. Stone

The Short Stories of Alex B. Stone

by Alex B. Stone
The Short Stories of Alex B. Stone

The Short Stories of Alex B. Stone

by Alex B. Stone

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Overview

Alex B. Stone began writing fiction in middle age and continued until about a decade before his death in 2015 at age 93. A Polish-born Jew, he focused on life in the American Midwest, portraying characters who were prosperous but off-center within the larger culture and in their own lives. This definitive collection, which includes substantially all his short fiction, portray marriages that have become claustrophobic, business betrayals that are "nothing personal," and family resentments that fester for a lifetime. Running beneath the narratives is a grateful acceptance of the unexpected gifts the world bestows, coupled with humor and humane insight. "His stories connect on a level where most people live, in the day-to-day, where small decisions, good and bad, reveal a person's quality, morality, and, finally, what or who is loved." Professor David McFarland

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781983505560
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

A native of Poland, Alex B. Stone spent most of his life in the American Midwest. He was active in Jewish affairs, in business, and in support of the arts. His short fiction appeared in the Jewish Spectator among other venues. An early collection, A Sabbath Walk, was published by Augustana College. Dr. Stone died in 2015 at age 93.
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