Milk blood heat : stories


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New York : Grove Press, 2021.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition, First edition.
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202 pages ; 22 cm.
9780802158154, 0802158153


"Set among the cities and suburbs of Florida, each story in Milk Blood Heat delves into the ordinary worlds of young girls, women, and men who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent personal reckoning. These intimate portraits of people and relationships scour and soothe and blast a light on the nature of family, faith, forgiveness, consumption, and what we may, or may not, owe one another. A thirteen-year-old meditates on her sadness and the difference between herself and her white best friend when an unexpected tragedy occurs; a woman recovering from a miscarriage finds herself unable to let go of her daughter-whose body parts she sees throughout her daily life; a teenager resists her family's church and is accused of courting the devil; servers at a supper club cater to the insatiable cravings of their wealthy clientele; and two estranged siblings take a road trip with their father's ashes and are forced to face the troubling reality of how he continues to shape them. Wise and subversive, spiritual and seductive, Milk Blood Heat forms an ouroboros of stories that bewitch with their truth, announcing the arrival of a bright new literary star."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Moniz, D. W., & Moniz, D. W. (2021). Milk blood heat: stories (First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition, First edition.). Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moniz, Dantiel W. and Dantiel W. Moniz. 2021. Milk Blood Heat: Stories. Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moniz, Dantiel W. and Dantiel W. Moniz. Milk Blood Heat: Stories Grove Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Moniz, Dantiel W.,, and Dantiel W Moniz. Milk Blood Heat: Stories First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition, First edition., Grove Press, 2021.

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