God Lives in St. Petersburg: Short Stories
Young Americans abroad in Central Asia find themselves pushed to their limits in these acclaimed, prize-winning stories by one of our most exciting and talented new authors. Combining bleak humor, ironic insight, deep compassion, and unflinching moral and ethical inquiry, Tom Bissell gives us a gripping collection that is both timeless and profoundly relevant to today’s complex world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
God Lives in St. Petersburg is comprised of six short stories: Death Defier - Two journalists are stuck in war torn Afghanistan and taken captive. Favorite line, "He disliked such emotional nudism" (p ... Read full review
GOD LIVES IN ST. PETERSBURG: and Other StoriesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Bissell follows a nonfiction account of his travels in Central Asia (Chasing the Sea, 2003) with this slim but rigorous debut collection of six darkly passionate stories about Americans who have ... Read full review
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