Same Place, Same Things: Stories
In this collection of stories, Tim Gautreaux chronicles the lives of "ordinary" people who face extraordinary circumstances and decisions: a farmer faced with the prospect of raising his infant granddaughter; a young man who falls in love with a voice on the radio; a train engineer who causes a colossal disaster. In stories filled with heart and humor, event and consequence, the customs and culture of Louisiana come to life in the hands of a writer who blends rare talent with an even more unusual humanity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
I first encountered [a:Tim Gautreaux's wotk in an anthology of Southern Christmas stories that included "Deputy Sid's Gift," the last story in this collection. It's one of the best modern Christmas ... Read full review
Same place, same thingsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In the title story of this wonderful collection, a widow, desperate to escape the numbing ordinariness of her daily life, confesses to the itinerant pump repairman she hopes will be her fourth husband ... Read full review