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Short Story
Dec.11.2009
Kenyon Review
  THE BOWMAKER'S CATS We'd been to the bowmaker's house before, but not recently, and never all of us together.  We'd toured his workshop and house, seen his shelves of stacked bow blanks, his grove of aged Pernambuco logs lain horizontally in the basement, his ebony stumps for frogs and store of mastodon tusks for tips, his drawers of abalone shell,...
Short Story
Jun.18.2008
Epoch
Luck (Epoch)                 Herb Zackowsky was not a betting man.  His father, small, with a swirl of black and white hair and paunchy, bulldog cheeks, had spent his days at the horse track.  Many days, not all of them.  Growing up, Herb knew about this indirectly, from the...