The Way People Run: Stories

The Way People Run Stories In The Way People Run Christopher Tilghman explores the matters of the heart our most difficult truths and the quiet rugged region of Chesapeake Bay In the title piece a man goes west in search

  • Title: The Way People Run: Stories
  • Author: Christopher Tilghman
  • ISBN: 9780312267919
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback
  • In The Way People Run , Christopher Tilghman explores the matters of the heart, our most difficult truths, and the quiet, rugged region of Chesapeake Bay In the title piece, a man goes west in search of a new job, only to lose his hold on his family In Something Important a man reunites with his brother, and discovers a dark truth about his own wife And in Things LeIn The Way People Run , Christopher Tilghman explores the matters of the heart, our most difficult truths, and the quiet, rugged region of Chesapeake Bay In the title piece, a man goes west in search of a new job, only to lose his hold on his family In Something Important a man reunites with his brother, and discovers a dark truth about his own wife And in Things Left Undone , a young couple struggles to survive a shattering tragedy.

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    • Diane Barnes says:

      Six thought provoking short stories from one of my favorite authors. The ongoing theme is about men running from something, mostly themselves. Christopher Tilghman is an excellent writer who deserves to be better known.

    • Ian says:

      Christopher Tilghman's second collection of short fiction compares well to his first, In a Father's Place, published nine years earlier. Mining the same territory (geographical and emotional), Tilghman presents husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters in situations that require of them a candid re-evaluation of family relationships that have been fraught or tenuous. Tilghman is masterful at probing beneath the immediate surface of his characters' motives, characte [...]

    • Noreen says:

      The stories in this collection are all about people who are dealing with life's issues such as loss, disappointments, passions and family idenity. They are written with compassion without sentimentality.

    • Gina says:

      Beautiful use of language. Descriptive and flowery. Though I didn't quite get the ending of two of the short stories, I think it is an average read nevertheless. The in-depth message is admirable.

    • Melskepko says:

      Beautiful stories, especially the first two

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