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Sorry I Worried You : Stories

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In these twelve intelligent tales, seasoned poet and story writer Gary Fincke reconciles lost hope and quiet despair with small blessings and ultimate redemption. In his world, as easily as one man becomes a hero, another is riddled with failure. Fincke weaves together the large and small tragedies of daily life to create an inescapable, yet at times oddly comforting, real
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Hardcover, 232 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by University of Georgia Press
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Dallas Mamoe
Dec 12, 2013 Dallas Mamoe rated it really liked it
Sorry I Worried You is unforgettable. Twelve unpredictable tales of both victory and tragedy in the ordinary and not so ordinary lives of wonderfully-written, carefully-created characters. Beautifully-detailed and suspensful, this book will be in your hands from the moment you turn the cover until you flip the last page.

I won't describe every word, but I'd say that my favorite chapter was number seven, "Wire's Wire until it's a Body". It's a story about a man and his wife who while driving home
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Jonathan
Dec 11, 2010 Jonathan rated it it was ok
I had trouble with the short story collection, it never really grabbed me and I was left feeling somehow dissatisfied. It's extremely well written and the stories are excellently crafted -- my only objection to the style was that occasionally the dialog was hard to follow and a couple statements can only be connected with a particular speaker by guessing. Still, it was depressing and I'm not sure for any good reason. I understand that people often lead small, mean, bitter lives, but I think I ...more
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Jun 10, 2012 Tami rated it liked it
This was a solid, well written collection. Not pedestrian at all. Yet I kept waiting for it to end so I could move on to something else.

But I believe it was just my mood.
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