Let's Do

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University of North Texas Press, 2004 - Fiction - 181 pages
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Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2004.

In the nine stories of Let's Do, various calamities strike ordinary Midwesterners, who cope with a mixture of good intentions and ineptitude. Balancing humor with painful clarity, author Rebecca Meacham pulls readers into the lives of characters who struggle with--and more often against--change.
 

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Contents

trim notions
1
good fences
29
weights and measures
48
lets do
63
the assignment
88
worship for shutins
109
tom and georgia come over to swim
134
simple as that
147
hold fast
161
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An Ohio native, Rebecca Meacham received her MFA in fiction from Bowling Green State University and her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. Her fiction has appeared in numerous journals, and in 2002, was awarded the Chelsea Award for Short Fiction and the Indiana Review Fiction Prize. She lives with her husband in Wisconsin, where she is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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