The most vivid and upsetting piece of writing on Vietnam I've ever read.—Peter Meinke
Chilling glimpses of the Vietnam War. These are terrifying but sensitive stories.—Bobbie Ann Mason
Mort is the winner of BkMk's Fiction Award and a Pushcart Foundation Writer's Choice award. He lives in rural Missouri, and his stories have appeared in Missouri Review, The New Yorker and many others. Mort received a master's degree in library science and a master's of fine arts degree in fiction from the University of Iowa in 1976.
Resonant and lyrical tales of the dangers and frustrations of life at all ages. —Kirkus Reviews One Gerard character says that “childhood is a dangerous country, and not all of us...
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