Cat Histories: A Collection of Short Stories portrays young, idealistic characters who are confronted with the harsh realities of life and share a longing for a better, more optimistic past. Six of the stories are set in Mississippi in the Seventies and Eighties. The eccentricities of this culture are most relevant in Decency, The Tennis Player, and Lips Like Bruised Berries. Four Stories detail the relationship between Peck and Radley, from bliss through decline, amid the difficulties of mental instability and infidelity, to their virtual end.She would call me up, just oozing over the phone about how she wanted my hands on her, and to be alone all night with ... She would flirt with every man in the room, but we always ended up in the darkness of my car, or in my tiny apartment.
|Title||:||Cat Histories: A Collection of Short Stories|
|Author||:||Harvey Julius Baine (IV.)|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|