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Wings Upon Flames: A Collection of Short Stories

Show simple item record Mallory, Sean 2018-07-18T13:56:05Z 2018-07-18T13:56:05Z 2018-06-14
dc.description.abstract Wings Upon Flames examines the human connection of love and relationships balanced between working class-Blue collar characters, searching for their place in this world. This diverse collection journeys through the characterization of light-hearted men and women interwoven into an alluring comedic, real-life drama. Wings Upon Flames ventures through a fantastical world of a young man that experiences the visual spectacle of a dragon. Life Stream explores a relationship between father and son after years of silence. Jake blames his father for the death of his mother when he was younger. Through Jake’s tragic memories of his childhood while visiting his father on his death bed, Jake bonds with his father’s nurse who also shares a tragic past. The Audition serves as the acting life-style of Sara, a young ambitious woman planning to make a career in Hollywood. Her past may be the vital piece to land the role of a lifetime in a film that could be her big break. While on summer vacation at their grandparent’s cottage in the Georgia mountains Donna and Cheryl experience a ghost that haunts them into adulthood in The Path. An intense killer is on the loose in the town of Twin Lakes and Detective Donald Granger is on a mission to solve it. 3 Each story is constructed with a splash of humor, fear, and love, while exploring the humanity of each character through their faults and victories. Wings Upon Flames boasts a diverse collection of short stories that soars through the flames of destruction in an ever-changing world of the human condition. en_US
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dc.publisher MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa en_US
dc.subject Short stories en_US
dc.subject Detective and mystery fiction en_US
dc.subject Comedy en_US
dc.title Wings Upon Flames: A Collection of Short Stories en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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