Acts of God

Acts of God

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The human race. You have to love it and wish it well and not preach or think you have any reason to think you are better than anyone else. Amen. Good-bye. Peace . . .

Master short story writer Ellen Gilchrist, winner of the National Book Award, returns with her first story collection in over eight years. In Acts of God, she has crafted ten different scenarios in which people dealing with forces beyond their control somehow manage to survive, persevere, and triumph,… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


Gilchrist excels at telling wonderfully unsentimental, character-driven narratives about the basics.

The stories in “Acts of God” are great postcards from the world of Ellen Gilchrist. It’s a world of war and strife and surprises, and it is, yes, marvelous to behold.

Almost every story is about privileged white people in the American South. The characters are good-hearted people who try to live honorable lives and who struggle to respond with equanimity to events such as Hurricane Katrina and airport lockdowns.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Algonquin Books (April 08, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 250 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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