We're All In This Together: A Novella and Stories
"An exceptional debut...Funny and poignant, these stories are textured gems."--People (four-star critic's pick)
The stories in this collection, along with Owen King's brilliant title novella set in Maine after the 2000 election, carry the weight of real emotion and revelation and showcase the impressive versatility of a rising talent.
An adolescent encounters a giant reptile in the unlikeliest of places, a rundown shopping mall; a baseball player in a fantastic 1930s Coney Island is assailed by the guilt of an illicit romance; a nineteenth-century itinerant dentist finds himself snowed in with a group of trappers for a long evening of primitive surgery and laughing gas reveries. The stories in this collection, along with King's brilliant title novella set in Maine after the 2000 election, carry the weight of real emotion and revelation and showcase the impressive versatility of a rising talent.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookswoman - LibraryThing
I mostly like this set of a novella and short stories. Owen King obviously has a lot of talent and some of the same interests as his famous father. The novella was the most compelling of the pieces, I ... Read full review
WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: A Novella and Other StoriesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The title novella of King's first collection is its heart and soul: a powerful exploration of the flimsiness of political moral certainty compared to the strength of the unpredictable emotions that ... Read full review
Were All in This Together
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