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Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3pm - local author Jennifer Kelly presents "Stone Skimmers"

Please join us on Sunday, January 19 at 3pm when Concord resident Jennifer Kelly presents her collection of short fiction, Stone Skimmers.

Stone Skimmers: Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781943491193
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: BkMk Press of the University of Missouri-Kans - November 1st, 2019

Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Stewart O'Nan.

STONE SKIMMERS opens in pristine, affluent Old Stonington, Connecticut, where a peculiar fifteen-year-old girl swims for hours each day across the town reservoir, lost to her own obsessions. The popular crowd spies from shore, mocking her strangeness, cozy in their camaraderie, until one betrays the group by befriending the outsider.

The remaining six stories follow this splintered clique into adulthoods rife with isolation and loss, exploring the lives of those who stayed in the sheltered world of their childhoods and the challenges faced by those who chose to leave.


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