Each story in this engaging collection highlights a time in the character's life that changes them in some way. An older couple who catch a fellow diner and novelist eavesdropping on their conversation. The teenage girl trying to live up to her beautiful missing mother. And in the title story, an awkward young man studying Latin in Rome comes face to face with the Italian actress who impressed his younger self. Walter is a gifted writer who can convey the thoughts and feelings of his characters in a relatable and meaningful way.
Jess Walter is a featured author at the Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl in Reno on Saturday, September 10, 2022. His novels include Beautiful Ruins and The Cold Millions.
This title is available in print at the Library and downloadable in ebook and e-audio through Overdrive/Libby.
Carol is the Director of the Churchill County Library and when she doesn’t leave a quip, Rachel gets to.
Missing my friend Leo 💜