Centaur of the North: Stories

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Arte Publico Press, 1996 - Fiction - 127 pages
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In nine resonant stories Wendell Mayo presents us with characters who long to remove the shadows occluding elusive, almost magical mothers and to explore prescribed, yet not fully understood, destinies. Family histories, family mysteries emerging from legends - Wendell Mayo reveals the power of family storytelling, both real and imagined.

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CENTAUR OF THE NORTH: Stories

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``We had come very far from the land of our dreams,'' muses one of the characters in this deft volume of nine stories. ``Each of us, in some tiny, fractured way, would always be homesick.'' This first ... Read full review

Contents

The Stone Kitchen
11
Conquistador
25
El Centauro del Norte
40
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Wendell Mayo is a professor of Creative Writing at Bowling Green State University.

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