Mothers & Other Monsters
by Maureen F. McHugh
Publisher: Small Beer Press 2008
Number of pages: 191
The 13 stories in McHugh's debut collection offer poignant and sometimes heartwrenching explorations of personal relationships and their transformative power. Each story in this collection meditates in its own, odd way on the dynamics of families and the vagaries of being human.
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