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Titre : Beyond Paradise
Éditeur : Key West Authors' Coop
Date d'édition : 1999
Reliure : Soft cover
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : FIRST.
NEW. Paperback in wraps. SIGNED bu AUTHOR/CONTRIBUTOR Alyson Matley. A guaranteed UNIQUE copy . inscribed on title page to her Mother & Father . first publication. [B30-182]. N° de réf. du libraire 008933
Synopsis : The second collection of short stories about Key West from the Key West Authors' Coop. More adventure and fun from the famous little island in South Florida.
A Second Collection of Short Fiction from The Key West Authors' Coop
Have you always harbored a sneaking suspicion that beautiful, laid back Key West just might have a seamier side? Let the down-and-outs, the old folks, the young hustlers, the Cuban refugees and the rest of the characters take you BEYOND PARADISE and find out what a struggle living in a tropical dreamland can be. Take, for instance, Molly and her friends, who will do anything for a cheap string of plastic beads; or King, who finds that one seemingly harmless breakfast toot can change the course of a man's life.
For the memorable characters of BEYOND PARADISE, money is always short but indulgences are plenty, whether they be sunshine, liquor, cheap sex or a pleasure as simple as casting a line into the brilliant blue sea and hooking the big one.
Many of the same writers, J.T. Eggers, Rosalind Brackenbury, Allen Meece, Robin Orlandi, Theresa Foley, William Williamson and Kirby Congdon, published in The Key West Authors' Coop's first collection, ONCE UPON AN ISLAND, return to delight their fans with more stories of life on the southernmost island in the continental United States.
Whether you are looking for an afternoon's escape in the hammock under a palm tree, to take a literary taste of Key West back home with you or simply to enjoy good fiction, BEYOND PARADISE is guaranteed to satisfy.
"There's a new school of writing afoot. It's called the Key West Short Story and you'll find many of its glories in the pages of this book."
David A. Kaufelt
Author of The Fat Boy Murders
Note de l'auteur:
William Williamson is one of the contributing authors to Beyond Paradise. He is the author of SOME CAME FIRST and SOME CAME AFTER, the first two novels of his Florida Keys trilogy. The final novel, SOME CAME NAKED has a publication date for late 2014. His short stories have been previously published in three Key West anthologies, Once Upon an Island, Beyond Paradise and Mango Summers featuring new Key West authors. Those books are available at bookstores in the Keys and online at Barnes & Noble and Amazon. He is also the author of a collection of short stories titled, Jack, Beans and Muffins and sixteen books of prose poetry.
Tonight We're Serving Insanity for Supper
A Mere Miscellany of Midnight Madrigals
Sixty Nine Poems on a Sundog Day
A Killing Frost Falls Down Tonight
Last Call, Selected Bar Poems
A Madness is Within Reach Inside of All of Us
A Murmur Escaped from her Lips as his Hands Traced her Hips
Accept No Presents and Give No Pardons, a Poet's on his Own
At Odds with the Flavor of the Union
First and Last Impressions from the Lost and Found
Forgotten Notes from Nights of Ill-gotten Grandeur
Last Night of the Orphan Poems
Redundant Ruminations of a Hand Well Stroked
You'll be my Monkey and I'll be the Proudest Palm Tree You ever Seen
To read more of William's work, visit William Williamson.com and Poetscrib.com Check William out @Facebook.
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