Alice Mattison's Men Giving Money, Women Yelling: Intersecting Stories PDF

By Alice Mattison

ISBN-10: 0062232037

ISBN-13: 9780062232038

ISBN 0688161065
EPub version ISBN: 9780062232038

Men Giving cash, ladies Yelling is Alice Mattisons most modern assortment within which the characters lives are informed in stories that overlap or echo each other. on the heart of the tales is Denny Ring, a tender guy no one rather understands. different characters contain John Corey, a contractor who renovates outdated homes in New Haven, Connecticut; his more youthful brother Eugene, a volunteer at a soup kitchen; and his older brother Cameron, who's a attorney focusing on obnoxious legislations. Johns assistant, Tom, is in love together with his former English instructor, Ida Feldman, and Charlotte LoPresti, a social employee who interviews the Corey brothers and their elderly father, is neighbors with Pam Shepherd, a social employee whos in control of the home for psychiatric sufferers that John and Tom are renovating.

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He had stopped the tuk-tuk at the foot of the tollway to Pattaya. The first thing I saw was the abandoned tollbooth, the inside covered in blood. I shut my eyes against the sun. It was no longer nighttime. The images from the other world remained with me. Without an explanation, I understood it all. There was absolute knowledge, along with infinite horror. It was a place where I could view anything I wanted to see. Only I would have to be prepared to see everything. ” Vato asked. ” I said. My brain felt as if it were hemorrhaging.

Vato looked at me as if I were retarded. As if this great epiphany wasn’t clear and apparent. “Yeah, man, I know already. The only ones who didn’t go nuts were the ones getting fucked up. That’s why Pattaya held out, because there are so many drunks in that town. ” 35 “So why go all the way to Pattaya? Why not just go to Soi Cowboy or Nana Plaza? There’s sure to be drunks there,” I said. “I’m not going to Pattaya for the drunks. I gotta deliver this fucking bag of China or I’m dead. I gotta give it back to the Ka Yai since I couldn’t get it on a plane.

It was no longer nighttime. The images from the other world remained with me. Without an explanation, I understood it all. There was absolute knowledge, along with infinite horror. It was a place where I could view anything I wanted to see. Only I would have to be prepared to see everything. ” Vato asked. ” I said. My brain felt as if it were hemorrhaging. “You fell asleep and then woke up screaming. ” It sounded like a good idea. ” Vato reached into his pocket and pulled out a small baggie of China with a cut straw sticking out as if from a juice box.

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