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❰Reading❯ ➸ Any Other Place Author Michael Croley – Myportal.pro A Korean woman in rural Kentucky clings to the love found in her new marriage as the mountain above her washes awayA dutiful daughter struggles to help her father navigate their shared grief―and theA Korean woman in rural Kentucky clings to the love found in her new marriage as the mountain above her washes awayA dutiful daughter struggles to help her father navigate their shared grief―and the sudden release of dangerous exotic animalsA new father driven by his pride confronts Japanese soldiers in a harrowing rai.

D on his homeIn his debut collection Michael Croley takes us from the Appalachian regions of rural Kentucky and Ohio to a village in South Korea in thirteen engaging stories in which characters find themselves wherever they are in states of displacement In these settings Croley guides his characters to some semblance of.

other ebok place epub Any Other pdf Any Other Place eBookD on his homeIn his debut collection Michael Croley takes us from the Appalachian regions of rural Kentucky and Ohio to a village in South Korea in thirteen engaging stories in which characters find themselves wherever they are in states of displacement In these settings Croley guides his characters to some semblance of.

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Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or Michael Croley was born in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains The recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Literature in 2016 his work has appeared in a number of publications His debut collection of stories Any Other Place will appear in 2019 He teaches creative writing at Denison University

10 thoughts on “Any Other Place

  1. Angela M Angela M says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookThe title of this collection of thirteen stories is fitting and I thought it reflected a dual meaning Some of the characters wouldn’t want to be any other place than the place they where they grew up and some would rather be in any other place but there Home and family and belonging or not feeling as if you belong are recurring themes and the town of Fordyce Kentucky recurs where a number of the stories take place I had several favorites “Two Strangers” is the story of a doctor who comes back to his home town Fordyce after his high school best friend dies and leaves him everything including his little girl “Larger than the Sea” is the moving story of a Korean woman who makes a sacrifice to save her husband and child during the Japanese occupation “Passings in the Night” is also a touching story of a father and son whose relationship has always been at odds held together


  2. Larry Olson Larry Olson says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookMichael Croley's debut short story collection Any Other Place is the sort of book that I wish my high school english teachers had required us to read Better yet I wish I had Croley is an instructor The stories take palace in Fordyce Kentucky the fictional representation of a small town in the Southesastern part of the state most famously known as the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken and a race riot of 1919 in which a w


  3. Brad Brad says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookIf you are from Eastern Ky or have lived there any part of your life you will find this book resonating with your experience The book a series of short stories all bringing to life parts of the culture of mostly eastern Kentucky


  4. Meghan Meghan says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookI can't recommend this collection highly enough Mike is a friend and one of my best teachers but even if he was none of these things I'd be saying the same thing about this collection There's a beautiful sense of place and temporality in each story that makes you feel the same sort of joy and sadness that you get with major life events birth weddings death and Mike excels as distilling the simplest image into emotional truth The stories are loosely interconnected If I had to pi


  5. Taylor Taylor says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookA beautiful collection of stories that I felt like put emotions into words better than anything I’ve read recently In such short stories I felt like I understood the grief and loneliness of each character and their searches for connection and meaning I felt like each character was as real and flawed as a genuine human and loved how the stories overlapped across time and characters I’m also always a sucker for books about home and belonging and trying to understand why we feel connected to where we are from A beautiful read


  6. Sarah Baenen Sarah Baenen says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookStories about missed connections regret loneliness and loss The writing is careful and emotive In some passages Croley reminds me of one of my favorite authors Amy Hempel with his economy of language Like Hempel each story vibrantly creates a nuanced set of characters who drew me in Croley creates a visceral sense of place in this collection so much so that Kentucky and Korea become a character that I cared about as much as


  7. Catherine Mincy Catherine Mincy says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookThese are the stories that make me think I could write that These are things I've seen and felt people I know But these are also the stories that frustrate me because no matter the recognition I CAN'T write them like thisThanks to Michael Croley for putting small town Kentucky into words that paint pictures and make me love and hate a place I've never seen


  8. D D says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookI'm not usually a fan of short story compilations I hate getting into a story only for it to end quickly and then have to get into a new story But I'm glad I took a chance on this book Thirteen short stories about relationships and life in a small town people who are moving on people who are coming back There isn't a weak story in this book


  9. Tory Tory says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookThe last two stories Washed Away and Satellites were four star stories The rest of the collection was forgettable My ARC didn't explain that they wer


  10. Kokie Kokie says:

    Any Other Place PDF ´ Any Other PDF/EPUB or other ebok, place epub, Any Other pdf, Any Other Place eBookHonest True Deep This collection is a beautiful weaving of truths and observations all deeply steeped in its Appalachian setting I fell in love with each story in turn and I won't be forgetting this collection anytime soon


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