The Women Were Leaving the Men

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Wayne State University Press, May 7, 2007 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Intriguing, quirky, and deeply felt stories from Michigan fiction writer Andy Mozina, collected in his first full-length fiction release.

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User Review  - FKarr - LibraryThing

Recently read Mozina's novel Contrary Motion. Read about half a dozen of the stories in this collection. Some of the stories lean toward the absurd. Several of the main characters seem not quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - solicitouslibrarian - LibraryThing

This collection was really fantastic. They are memorable and creepy--with images that stick. The title story might possibly be my favorite, though I also especially liked the stories about the Catholic priest, and the doomed couple who drive across the country together. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Andy Mozina is associate professor of English at Kalamazoo College and author of Joseph Conrad and the Art of Sacrifice. His short stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines including Tin House, the Massachusetts Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Fence, West Branch, Beloit Fiction Journal, and the Florida Review. This collection was a finalist for the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, and Mozina's short story "The Women Were Leaving the Men" received special mention in The Pushcart Prize (2006) and was named a distinguished story in The Best American Short Stories 2005.

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