Three new stories are collected in this edition for the first time. In Alma an adolescent daughter is made the confidante of her lonely mother; Counting traces the history of a doomed love affair; and Callie evokes memories of the haunting death of a child in 1920s West Virginia.
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Phillips's writing has developed chiefly through the voice of her characters: first in the collection Black Tickets ( LJ 1 0/1/79), then the novel Machine Dreams ( LJ 7/84), and now in Fast Lanes , a ... Read full review
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