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A parallel life and other stories, by Robin Beeman. Bougainvillea 145. Burning Joan 151. A Parallel Life. I. WE DON’T GET the lives we want, he said, rolling over, giving me his pitted shoulders to stare at and reaching for a cigarette.
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A Parallel Life and Other. has been added to your Cart. A debut collection of ten stories, including the title novella: sparse yet vivid fictions dealing mostly with end-moves following diagnoses of cancer, or with other steps in the grieving process. The title novella concerns a librarian, ostensibly happily married, who gets involved in a long-term affair with an insurance salesman whose wife is struggling with cancer.
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Beeman is at her best, in fact, when she juxtaposes ordinary lives with .
Beeman is at her best, in fact, when she juxtaposes ordinary lives with such odd, quixotic situations to good metaphoric effect: In ""Taking Fire,"" an adolescent narrator is fascinated by town gossip concerning two lovers who died in a parked ca.
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Even the almost-new 1957 Ford Fairlane with the caved-in roof a few cars down, a Ford that had taken the life of Red Landry on the famous Dead Man’s Curve on Military Road only a week before, wasn’t. Meat Daigle, who owned the Gulf Station, shooed people away. He knew the car was special but he didn’t know how to handle it yet, so he placed his bulk between the car and those of us looking on, and that seemed to be barrier enough. As we were moving away, I saw my father drive by on his way home to lunch and I ducked behind a gas pump.