This edgy, stunning collection deftly examines the underbelly of the human condition through a cross-section of fascinating charactersaa correctional officer fixated on a juvenile offender, a Goth teenager and her werewolf boyfriend, a pyromaniac by happenstance, and a set of twins haunted by an unconfirmed death. Pushing beyond the norms of daily life and into the sometimes morally lawless worlds of her characters, Ford explores the eccentric, the perverse, the disenfranchised, and the darkly comic possibilities at play in us all.Dad actually phoned him that morning to come over and fix our toilet. It had been ... He reached over and spilled them onto his plate, eyeing me with that waste not , want not look poor people use to cover up the fact theya#39;re needy. aWell Ianbsp;...
|Title||:||The Poor Children|
|Author||:||April L. Ford|
|Publisher||:||Santa Fe Writer's Project - 2015-04-01|