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Waiting for the Evening News

(2010)
Stories of the Deep South
A collection of stories by

 
 
A petty thief is bested by a widow and her card-playing friends; a farmer must cope with raising his baby granddaughter; a train engineer inadvertently causes a major disaster and finds himself amidst a media frenzy; a young man falls in love with a voice on the radio; and a camera repairman discovers a woman's family history in a roll of undeveloped film. Ordinary people are confronted with extraordinary situations, with results that are sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, but always life changing. In stories filled with heart and humour, Tim Gautreaux explores the stresses and strains of everyday life as his characters struggle to make amends for their mistakes and hope for different, better days to come.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"This man is a wonderful writer... he always captures the heart." - James Lee Burke


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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Waiting for the Evening News: Stories of the Deep South
Author(s): Tim Gautreaux
ISBN: 0-340-83455-2 / 978-0-340-83455-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Waiting for the Evening News: Stories of the Deep South
Author(s): Tim Gautreaux
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU