New and Selected StoriesUnknown - 2012
The short fiction of Thaisa Frank has captivated readers for two decades, and now many of those pieces are collected in one volume, along with several new stories. In the title story, a lonely mother and housewife orders an enchanted man from a website called The Wondrous Traveler, who arrives with instructions for use and a list of frequently asked questions about enchantment. In "Thread, " two circus performers who pass through the eye of a needle become undone by a complicated love triangle. In "Henna, " a young writing teacher must contend with an exotic student who will not write, her hands.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (337 pages)