The Empire of Ice Cream
StorieseBook - 2015
"Magic is everywhere--for those who know where to look Few writers can extract as much enchantment from the mundane as award-winning author Jeffrey Ford. His talent for storytelling is readily evident in " The Empire of Ice Cream, his collection of ordinary and extraordinary juxtapositions. The bittersweet Nebula Award-winning title story introduces a composer with synesthesia who finds the sound--and woman--of his dreams through a cup of coffee. Then there are the fairies that inhabit sandcastles in the fleeting moments before the inevitable rise of the tide. Ford populates this charmed collection with stories taken from his own life as well, including "Botch Town," which finds him as a schoolboy, and "The Trentino Kid," which recalls his experience digging for clams.".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: FICTION For
Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)