Sing to It

Sing to It

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These fifteen exquisitely honed stories reveal Hempel at her most compassionate and spirited, as she introduces characters, lonely and adrift, searching for connection. In "A Full-Service Shelter," a volunteer at a dog shelter tirelessly, devotedly cares for dogs on a list to be euthanized. In "Greed," a spurned wife examines her husband's affair with a glamorous, older married woman. And in "Cloudland," the longest story in the collection, a woman reckons with the choice she made as a teenager to give up her newborn infant. Quietly dazzling, these stories are replete with moments of revelation and transcendence.
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781982109110
1982109114
9781982109127
1982109122
Branch Call Number: FIC HEM
Characteristics: ix, 149 pages ; 22 cm

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jenniferzilm Oct 09, 2019

"You can shut it all down. Every last thing you defined yourself by-- you can give it up, and go without, and put up a front that gets some traction. You must keep your gaze turned outward. Pay attention to others. Don't fall back on what is waiting to take you down. Or choose to fall back on it, with arms flung out at your sides."

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