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Winged Creatures

Winged Creatures

(2008)
A novel by

 
Shots ring out in a local fast food restaurant. Teenager Anne Hagen and her best friend Jimmy hide under a table, watching a suicidal gunman randomly murder her father and others. Winged Creatures tells the stories of the survivors. . .

Struggling to understand her father's death, Anne develops a religious hysteria. Jimmy becomes mute, protecting a secret that he and Anne share until it nearly destroys him and his already fractured family. Grazed by a bullet, driving instructor Charlie becomes obsessed with pressing his luck at a casino. By dangerous degrees, restaurant cashier Carla loses her ability to care for herself and her infant son. Dr. Laraby, an ER physician who failed to revive the shooting victims, turns to his wife as someone to 'save,' while psychologist Ron Abler tries to counsel the witnesses, but meets suspicion and resistance.

Winged Creatures intimately depicts the inner lives of five people driven by secret torments and dangerous compulsions, in flight from their own memories and dreams, as they struggle to regain their trust in the ordinary world.

 
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Paperback Editions

January 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Winged Creatures: A Novel
Author(s): Roy Freirich
ISBN: 0-312-37895-5 / 978-0-312-37895-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Audio Editions

January 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Roy Freirich
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Roy Freirich
ISBN: 1-4332-0873-3 / 978-1-4332-0873-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Roy Freirich
ISBN: 1-4332-0874-1 / 978-1-4332-0874-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2008 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Roy Freirich
ISBN: 1-4332-0875-X / 978-1-4332-0875-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Freirich, Roy
ISBN: 1-4332-0871-7 / 978-1-4332-0871-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Winged Creatures
Author(s): Freirich, Roy
ISBN: 1-4332-0872-5 / 978-1-4332-0872-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

January 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Winged Creatures: A Novel
Author(s): Roy Freirich
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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