The Sleep of Baby Filbertson: And Other Stories James Leo Herlihy

The Sleep of Baby Filbertson: And Other Stories

Author: James Leo Herlihy
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Book Title
The Sleep of Baby Filbertson: And Other Stories
Author
James Leo Herlihy
ISBN
9780795351419
This short story collection by the acclaimed author of Midnight Cowboy explores the desperate lives of outsiders with unflinching insight. In his first collection of short fiction, James Leo Herlihy examines the experiences of alienation and isolation while elevating the oddities and quirks that make up human nature. These seven tales tackle the anxieties of fragile people and get to the heart of a world inhabited by perennial outsiders. Agoraphobic Daisy Filbertson and her teenage son Rudy, both addicted to sleeping pills, find themselves frantically running from city to city fueled by Daisy's manic paranoia. A lonely mother looking to start her life over finds a new father for her daughter on an Army base. An immigrant from Uruguay writes letters to his Mamacita while he tries to find himself in the US. And a staunch Baptist has her world challenged when she meets a handsome artist.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: James Leo HerlihyPublisher: RosettaBooksPublished: 04/17/2018ISBN: 9780795351419Pages: 191Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.40d
This short story collection by the acclaimed author of Midnight Cowboy explores the desperate lives of outsiders with unflinching insight.

In his first collection of short fiction, James Leo Herlihy examines the experiences of alienation and isolation while elevating the oddities and quirks that make up human nature. These seven tales tackle the anxieties of fragile people and get to the heart of a world inhabited by perennial outsiders.

Agoraphobic Daisy Filbertson and her teenage son Rudy, both addicted to sleeping pills, find themselves frantically running from city to city fueled by Daisy's manic paranoia. A lonely mother looking to start her life over finds a new father for her daughter on an Army base. An immigrant from Uruguay writes letters to his Mamacita while he tries to find himself in the US. And a staunch Baptist has her world challenged when she meets a handsome artist.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Leo Herlihy
Publisher: RosettaBooks
Published: 04/17/2018
ISBN: 9780795351419
Pages: 191
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.40d
This short story collection by the acclaimed author of Midnight Cowboy explores the desperate lives of outsiders with unflinching insight.

In his first collection of short fiction, James Leo Herlihy examines the experiences of alienation and isolation while elevating the oddities and quirks that make up human nature. These seven tales tackle the anxieties of fragile people and get to the heart of a world inhabited by perennial outsiders.

Agoraphobic Daisy Filbertson and her teenage son Rudy, both addicted to sleeping pills, find themselves frantically running from city to city fueled by Daisy's manic paranoia. A lonely mother looking to start her life over finds a new father for her daughter on an Army base. An immigrant from Uruguay writes letters to his Mamacita while he tries to find himself in the US. And a staunch Baptist has her world challenged when she meets a handsome artist.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Leo Herlihy
Publisher: RosettaBooks
Published: 04/17/2018
ISBN: 9780795351419
Pages: 191
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.40d