Magic acts -- Appetites -- Damages -- Driving home -- The future tense -- Dreaming before sleep -- Friendly fire -- The world with my mother still in it -- As needed -- All these gifts -- My real life
Friendly Fire describes how we are sometimes brought down by those we love. Kathryn Chetkovich's stories detail the lives of women finding their way in a contemporary world where the traditional maps of love, family, and community are no longer particularly reliable.
John Simmons Short Fiction Award
University of Iowa Press
Copyright © 1998 by Kathryn Chetkovich. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying or recording, without permission in writing from the publisher.
Chetkovich, Kathryn. Friendly Fire. University of Iowa Press, 1998.