City in Love by Alex Shakar
The New York Metamorphoses

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Shakar combines profound literary innovation with a lyric sensibility to explore the similarities between ancient and modern feelings about nature.

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Alex Shakar is the author of the story collection "City in Love", which won the 1996 National Fiction Competition and was published by The Fiction Collective. It was an Independent Presses Editors' "Pick of the Year." Shakar graduated from Yale University in 1990, was a Michener Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Published November 8, 1996 by Fiction Collective 2. 164 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From the Brooklyn-based Shakar, a debut collection of stories linked by their location, a fanciful New York City, and by allusions to Ovid's Metamorphoses.

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