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The Human Act and Other Stories features a cast of diverse characters struggling to reconcile the lives they want with the lives they have been given. From the teenage girl trying to escape poverty in “Ashes to Angels” to the new mother mourning the loss of her abandoned career in “Queen of Jingle Junk” to the young man searching for meaning in “Hope in the Laundry Room,” ...more
Paperback, First, 134 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by All Things That Matter Press (first published December 31st 2012)
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Mary Clark
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These are real stories and as a writer, Angela Lam is the real thing. Set in California, the stories tell of women’s lives in urban-sprawl suburbia “too far from the beach, and too close to the desert.” Lonely and bored, they seek the company of anyone who will bring moments of friendship, passion or change to their lives. These women acknowledge the choices they have made and struggle to get back on track. “I had already chosen,” one says, “and my decision was not on a whim,” but “how lonely I ...more
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Angela Lam, formerly Angela Lam Turpin, is the author of the forthcoming women's fiction series, Women of the Crush, as well as several contemporary sweetheart romances; a paranormal romance novel; a short story collection; and a memoir, Red Eggs and Good Luck.

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