Belong to Me: Stories

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Random House, 1998 - Fiction - 223 pages
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"Horses are not a hobby but an obsession for some people, and these memorable fictions go to the heart of that relationship. Many of the characters here are intimately connected to the world of horses, caring for and riding and learning from them. Ultimately such individuals turn out to be outsiders in the sense that every one of us is: They insist on their own lives, lives that often lead them away from love or the law or common sense."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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These nine short stories share the leitmotif of horses, but each takes a stark and unique jump into a different world where humans fail as domesticated animals. Maristed has enjoyed the publication of ... Read full review

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Kai Maristed was born in Chicago, studied economics and political science in Munich and at MIT, and has worked as a broadcast journalist and playwright in Germany, as an international consultant, and on graduate faculties of universities in Europe and the United States. She is the author of two novels, Out After Dark (1993) and Fall (1996). Her shorter work has appeared in The American Scholar, Ascent, The American Voice, The Boston Globe, and the Anchor Essays Annual: Best of 1997. She now lives on a farm west of Boston with her two sons.

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