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Milk Blood Heat : : Stories

Moniz, Dantiel W. Book - 2021 Fiction / Moniz, Dantiel, Adult Book / Fiction / General / Moniz, Dantiel W. None on shelf 1 request on 2 copies Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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Downtown 1st Floor, NEW Fiction / Moniz, Dantiel Downtown Library Due 06-05-2021
Malletts Adult Books, NEW Adult Book / Fiction / General / Moniz, Dantiel W. Malletts Creek Branch Due 04-18-2021

"Set among the cities and suburbs of Florida, each story in Milk Blood Heat delves into the ordinary worlds of young girls, women, and men who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent personal reckoning. These intimate portraits of people and relationships scour and soothe and blast a light on the nature of family, faith, forgiveness, consumption, and what we may, or may not, owe one another. A thirteen-year-old meditates on her sadness and the difference between herself and her white best friend when an unexpected tragedy occurs; a woman recovering from a miscarriage finds herself unable to let go of her daughter-whose body parts she sees throughout her daily life; a teenager resists her family's church and is accused of courting the devil; servers at a supper club cater to the insatiable cravings of their wealthy clientele; and two estranged siblings take a road trip with their father's ashes and are forced to face the troubling reality of how he continues to shape them. Wise and subversive, spiritual and seductive, Milk Blood Heat forms an ouroboros of stories that bewitch with their truth, announcing the arrival of a bright new literary star"-- Provided by publisher.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Grove Press, 2021.
Year Published: 2021
Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780802158154
0802158153

SUBJECTS
Florida -- 21st century -- Fiction.
Short stories.
Domestic fiction.