Safety patrol: short stories

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988 - Fiction - 128 pages
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The lives of those who deal in safety--a child crowned King of Safety, a telephone company director of safety, and a teacher organizing safety patrols--are at the core of these subtle, dream-like stories exploring how very out-of-control and dangerous sup

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In his second collection, Martone focuses on our lack of safety, equating it with our loss of innocence. He accents the fragility of our arrangements, the randomness of disaster, the vulnerability of ... Read full review


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Martone is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana and now lives in Alabama.

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