New from Simon & Schuster

Creek Walk and Other Stories

Creek Walk and Other Stories

  • customer reviews
In this breathtaking and unforgettable collection of fourteen stories, Molly Giles introduces us to women struggling in the everyday, and in elegant, poignant, and achingly true prose, observes the human condition.
Choose a format:
  • Scribner | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684852874 | 
  • October 1998
Add to Cart
List Price $12.95
Usually ships within 1 business day

Read an Excerpt

War
The first things I noticed when I got back were all the dead plants in the yard. It was as if he'd played God with the garden hose, because the bush beans and peas were all right, but the tomatoes and peppers and corn had dried out. I always like to follow his reasoning when I can, and this, I figured, was his passive-aggressive way of killing what he considered Latin vegetables as a way of punishing me for going to Nicaragua. If I'd gone to Belfast he'd have killed the potatoes, if I'd gone to Lebanon he'd have killed the eggplant. You have to know him to understand how his mind works, and then you have to explain it to him because... see more

More Books from this Author

Read more about this book

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!