This is some vivid, clean writing No excess, no melodrama, yet no overt attempt at deliberately being minimalistic What s needed is just there and the lines cone across plain and moving I enjoyed reading. This Stunning Collection Of Short Stories, By One Of America S Finest Craftsman Of The Form, Focuses On Themes Of Coming Of Age In S Rural Virginia Each Of The Seven Stories Follows The Central Character, Reed Bryant, Through The Difficult Emotional Passages Between Childhood And Adulthood, With All Its Complexities And Confusions Huddle S Voice Is Clear And Sympathetic, Wry And Unflinching, Rendering Memories Into An Elegy For A Time And Place That Can Never Be Returned ToThis Edition Includes A New Forward By The Author, Who, Than Twenty Years After The Book S Release, Reflects Upon The Significance Of Writing About One S Past, And How It Has Affected And Supported What Has Become A Long And Much Lauded Career
David Huddle Born 11 July 1942 is an American multi genre writer His poems, essays, and short stories have appeared in Esquire, Harper s Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Story, The Autumn House Anthology of Poetry, and The Best American Short Stories His work has also been included in anthologies of writing about the Vietnam War.
- Only the Little Bone
- David Huddle
- 21 February 2018 David Huddle