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Descending Fire Other Stories

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The author describes his
characters as people who, though they earn little money, are not quite
working poor—nor can they work without working hard. They do not know
quite how to betray or abandon each other.  Mostly, they try to love and
do not readily shy from duty. Though Allman’s narratives run from stark
naturalism to the near magical and the out-and-out futuristic, his
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published September 17th 1994 by New Directions (first published September 1994)
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