Sapling Grove Secrets

Sapling Grove Secrets : Four Surprising Short Stories

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Every small town has its secrets.... Kids walk to school unattended, acquaintances wave on the street, and everyone knows his neighbor in Sapling Grove. Or do they? A widower finds a surprising partner. Tobacco goes missing from an old barn. And up behind Amos Clark's place, something nefarious is afoot. With shades of O. Henry mixed with a dash of Wendell Berry, these four surprising short stories will keep you guessing until you turn the last more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.05mm | 122.47g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508480656
  • 9781508480655

About Errol Hess

Errol Hess is a founding editor of Sow's Ear Poetry Review and a prolific writer of short stories, poetry, and essays. Publication credits include National Public Radio's All Things Considered and Madison Review, along with several smaller journals. Of the pieces included in this book, "Watermelons" was originally published in Homeworks: A Book of Tennessee Writers (University of Tennessee Press, 1996). Hess has won the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest and the Highlands Festival Contest, while his children's story, "Joey Learns to Fly," was made into an award-winning animated film. Errol is now retired and living on a thirty-six acre tract full of beavers, foxes, raccoons, mink, muskrat, turtles, sweetgum, and oak. He recently completed building an addition onto his home and dreams of constructing a small writer's retreat in the woods behind the house. In addition to this book and several upcoming works of poetry and prose, Errol has one ebook currently available on Amazon: Low-Cost Sunroom, a step-by-step guide for adding a greenhouse onto the side of your house for passive-solar gain. To learn about new books as soon as they're available, visit him at more

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