Friendly Fire by Kathryn Chetkovich
(Iowa Short Fiction Award)

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Friendly Fire describes how we are sometimes brought down by those we love. Kathryn Chetkovich's stories detail the lives of women finding their way in a contemporary world where the traditional maps of love, family, and community are no longer particularly reliable.

 

About Kathryn Chetkovich

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Chetkovich's stories have appeared in the Georgia Review, New England Review, Mississippi Review, and ZYZZYVA.
 
Published September 1, 1998 by University Of Iowa Press. 132 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Although these 11 smart stories explore traditional short-story territory (e.g., the frightened emptiness of a young single woman new to the big city, the wedding of an ex-lover, the fraught relations

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Although these 11 smart stories explore traditional short-story territory (e.g., the frightened emptiness of a young single woman new to the big city, the wedding of an ex-lover, the fraught relationships between mothers and daughters), they do so with unusual, plainspoken panache and twisty plots.

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