Evening Out

Evening Out David Walton s collection of eight stories five of which are set in Pittsburgh offers darkly humorous meditations on modern life In Skin and Bone an unexpected strange and ultimately tragic encoun

  • Title: Evening Out
  • Author: David Walton
  • ISBN: 9780882336701
  • Page: 324
  • Format: None
  • David Walton s collection of eight stories, five of which are set in Pittsburgh, offers darkly humorous meditations on modern life In Skin and Bone an unexpected, strange, and ultimately tragic encounter between a karate student and his instructor raises questions about guilt and responsibility The Sundeck touches on sex, loneliness, and the difficulty for people toDavid Walton s collection of eight stories, five of which are set in Pittsburgh, offers darkly humorous meditations on modern life In Skin and Bone an unexpected, strange, and ultimately tragic encounter between a karate student and his instructor raises questions about guilt and responsibility The Sundeck touches on sex, loneliness, and the difficulty for people to meaningfully connect In the title story, a dinner party attended by a struggling academic begins with the toast No angst or ennui only to end in hostility and disaster Evening Out was the first book to win the Flannery O Connor Award for Short Fiction.

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