Creek Walk and Other Stories by Molly Giles

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In this breathtaking and unforgettable collection of fourteen stories, Molly Giles introduces us to women struggling in the everyday, and in elegant, poignant, and achingly true prose, observes the human condition.

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Molly Giles, with her keen eye and ear for a story, is soon to be an acclaimed writer of our times. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Giles's first collection, "Rough Translations, " received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and was published by the University of Georgia Press (1985). This same work also received the Boston Globe Award and the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award for Fiction. She has won numerous other writing awards, including a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Award.Ms. Giles's fiction has been widely published in journals and magazines, including "Redbook, San Francisco Review of Books Literary Supplement, New England Review, " and "Five Fingers Review."She won the National book Critics Circle Citation for Excellence in Book Reviewing in 1991. Her book reviews have appeared in the "Washington Post, " the "New York Times, " the "Los Angeles Times, " and the "San Jose Mercury News."She has a masters degree in English and is an associate professor at San Francisco State University. Acknowledged by her well-known students for her keen eye and ear for a story and for her writing abilities, Giles has also taught such bestselling novelists as Amy Tan and Gus Lee in writing workshops. She lives in Woodacre, California.
Published February 1, 1997 by Papier Mache Pr. 144 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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""The men were lonely and ignorant, but they were educable, I thought, and I took pride in helping them, however slightly, understand others."" But she soon learns better: ""The writers' questions began to tire me-that same one, week after week, about the underpants-and I decided to quit before I...

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