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Instructions for a funeral : stories

by Means, David, 1961- (Author)

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"A collection of harrowing and personal stories by the O. Henry Prize-winning author David Means." Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Confessions
  • Fistfight, Sacramento, August 1950
  • The chair
  • The terminal artist
  • Fatherhood: three
  • Farewell, my brother
  • The mighty Shannon
  • Instructions for a funeral
  • El Morro
  • The butler's lament
  • The ice committee
  • The tree line, Kansas, 1934
  • Carver & Cobain
  • Two ruminations on a homeless brother.