Back in print after more than five years, this is the extraordinary first short story collection by the author of "Family."
The extraordinary debut short story collection from the award-winning author of Family and Life is Short But Wide.
In its strong folk flavor, Cooper's work reminds us of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston ... It is a delight to read. --Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author
The label 'short' story is a woefully inadequate description of these intensely, explicitly moral tales. 'Parable' is more appropriate. Cooper's stories are rich in wisdom and insight. -- Belles Lettres