Gods and Heroes: Baltimore Stories

Gods and Heroes Baltimore Stories This novel of linked stories follows two unforgettable characters from childhood through adolescence into adulthood with a provocative look at love sex and religion Set in a blue collar neighborhood

This novel of linked stories follows two unforgettable characters from childhood through adolescence into adulthood with a provocative look at love, sex, and religion Set in a blue collar neighborhood of Balti during the 1960 s and 70 s, it unfolds cinematically with short chapters told from several points of view Both tender and humorous, blasphemous and profound, iThis novel of linked stories follows two unforgettable characters from childhood through adolescence into adulthood with a provocative look at love, sex, and religion Set in a blue collar neighborhood of Balti during the 1960 s and 70 s, it unfolds cinematically with short chapters told from several points of view Both tender and humorous, blasphemous and profound, it shows how two young people attempt to wrench meaning from adversity and find happiness together despite their differences.

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Gods and Heroes: Baltimore Stories

  1. Gerard Marconi was recently awarded the Best Short Fiction prize by the Self Publishing Review for his volume of short stories entitled Searching for Paradise He studied fiction writing with such well known authors as Lee K Abbott, Roxana Robinson, Jennifer Haigh, and T Greenwood His work has appeared in The Chattahoochee Review, The Tuscarora Review, and The Summerset Review His short story How the Dead Are Buried was featured in the Spring 2012 issue of Mayday, an online magazine published by New American Press Searching for Paradise is available online as an e book or in paperback along with his novel Gods and Heroes You can learn and read samples of his work at his website, baltiwriter.

154 Reply to “Gods and Heroes: Baltimore Stories”

  1. I just finished reading this book and highly recommend it Gods and Heroes Balti Stories has elements of the happiness and sadness that most of us experience in real life I liked how the characters struggle with questions about the meaning of life It also contains references to art, music, and religion, which makes it even interesting If you are from Balti it will take you to all your favorite places with vivid descriptions of each If you aren t from Balti you will want to visit.Mark Humphrey


  2. Did a good job weaving Balti history into the story and the characters were mostly realistic The sex scenes were just sad The glaring absence of black ppl aside from a kidnapper is gross And that one mansplainey dudeh


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