The New Bang : Memory of a Flier
The New Bang: Memory of a Flier is a strikingly original, emotionally authentic trio of short fictions that make themselves at home in the depths of hearts and minds struggling to embrace freedom. Myla Stauber delights in surprising storytelling that is alternately brutal, soul stirring, and laced with a touch of dark hilarity. High (Most High) is the story of a child soldier raised in violence in a war torn country who becomes disillusioned with the cause and turns to a higher knowledge found only within himself. In Messenger, Alices world deconstructs as her apartment becomes a chrysalis for a metamorphosis unlike any on earth. Her identity as a disillusioned and idealistic salesgirl wallowing in a broken heart transforms as she becomes something she could have never imagined. The New Bang: Memory of a Flier exposes the lows of heroin addiction and the ecstasies of flight. View the ground and sky through the genetically strange eyes of a young genius who succeeds at getting his feet on the ground and his wings in the air. Set in Portland and the Oregon Coast, this short novel chronicles the agony of addiction and the necessity of every day dreamers.
- Paperback | 242 pages
- 140 x 216 x 14mm | 313g
- 27 Jan 2016
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations