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Through fiction of dazzling skill and astonishing emotional force, Siobhan Fallon welcomes readers into the American army base at Fort Hood, Texas, where U.S. soldiers prepare to fight, and where their families are left to cope after the men are gone. They'll meet a wife who discovers unsettling secrets when she hacks into her husband's email, and a teenager who disappears as her mother fights cancer. There is the foreign born wife who has tongues wagging over her late hours, and the military intelligence officer who plans a covert mission against his own home.

Powerful, singular, and unforgettable, these stories will resonate deeply with readers and mark the debut of a new talent of tremendous note.

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Siobhan Fallon lived at Fort Hood for three years while her husband, a majorin the Army, was deployed to Iraq for two tours of duty. She earned her MFA at the New School in New York City.

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AIR, January 7, 2012 (view all comments by AIR)
A glimpse into the private lives of women living on an army base waiting for their men to return. Moving stories, powerful writing.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780451234391
Author:
Fallon
Publisher:
New American Library
Author:
Blasim, Hassan
Author:
Fallon, Siobhan
Author:
Brown, Eleanor
Author:
Wright, Jonathan
Author:
Chua, Amy
Author:
Solomons, Natasha
Author:
Rubenfeld, Jed
Author:
Various
Author:
Harkness, Deborah
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.06 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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