Book description:Genre: Short Stories
1st ed. of "The Girl In the Flammable Skirt".
ISBN 13: 9780099558842
Number of pages: 209
In conventional fiction, war heroes return home minus an arm or a leg--or, to take Hemingways worst-case scenario, the family jewels. In Aimee Benders deeply unconventional collection, however, an even more suggestive body part goes AWOL: Steve returned from the war without his lips. The army doctors have temporarily replaced them with a plastic disc, which impairs his