The Spirit Bird

The Spirit Bird

Stories

eBook - 2014
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"The flight path of The Spirit Bird traces many landscapes and different transitory lives. A young man scratches out a living from the desert; a woman follows a rarely seen bird in the far reaches of Alaska; a poor single mother sorts out her life in a fancy mountain town. Other protagonists yearn to cross a racial divide, keep developers from a local island, explore their sexuality, and mourn a lost loved one. The characters in this collection are compelled to seek beyond their own horizons, and as the stories unfold, the search becomes the expression of their desires. The elusive spirit bird is a metaphor for what we've lost, for what we hope for, and what we don't know about ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780822980223
0822980223
0822944367
9780822944362
Characteristics: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Additional Contributors: Project Muse
Call Number: eBook

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