BkMk Press Books

Alibi Café, The

Stories

by Troy, Mary

Price: $14.95, 141 pages

ISBN: 9781886157415, 2003

 

 

Finalist, William Rockhill Nelson Award

 

Fiction. "What virtually all the characters share is a profound sense of ironic detachment that keeps the world at a protective remove. Although Mary Troy could portray them merely as hapless losers, she wisely chooses to let us glimpse the resignation behind their struggles" --New York Times Book Review.

About the Author

Mary Troy is the author of Joe Baker Is Dead. Her stories have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Boulevard, Greensboro Review, and numerous other publications. She is an assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and director of the MFA program. She is also a senior editor of Natural Bridge. She has lived in Arkansas and Hawaii as well as Missouri.

Interview with Mary Troy.

Published 2003

 
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