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Tony Wolk

  1. The Parable of You Used Trade Paper $8.50

February 27, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

A shipwrecked sailor discovers the island he has landed on is not as deserted as he thought. A lone survivor describes an extraterrestrial invasion surprising in its circumstance. A woman wakes up to find a stranger in her bed, twins compete for a woman's affection, and a vessel trapped in the Antarctic ice becomes a site of dread and desperation. In the tradition of literary fantasists like Jorge Luis Borges and Italo Calvino, Tony Wolk delivers a feast of stories that challenge our assumptions about history, reality, and what stories reveal about their tellers. A collection decades in the making, The Parable of You (Propeller Books) is the work of a writer able to move from the cosmic to the personal in the space of a few deft sentences, with surprising and moving results.


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