Written by Cezarija Abartis
“I admire the range and depth of her characterization and the often surprising twists with which these stories unfold. An exhilarating debut.”—Margot Livesy
“Covering the territory between memoir and fiction, these deft and accurate stories have a rare honesty.”—Ursula K. Le Guin
Here are stories about girls and women–children, students, teachers, wives, mothers, and daughters—navigating cultural and romantic minefields. Told with humor and insight, many stories take place in the 1950s and 1960s and are filled with rich details from those eras.
Cezarija Abartis was born in Bollstadt, Germany in 1945 and came to the U.S. in 1950. She is a professor of English at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.