Snowflakes: and Other Stories by Chris Allison

By Chris Allison

In Snowflakes and different tales, Allison’s first paintings of fiction, he explores the undying issues of affection, forgiveness and tragedy with deftly drawn characters and a hefty dose of humor. Like many a very good fiction author, the writer drew on his personal existence for plenty of of the characters and tale strains. “Father’s Day” is a glimpse into the connection Allison held along with his father, Craig Allison, founding father of Tollgrade Communications. within the name tale “Snowflakes,” the protagonist sustains accidents from an explosion, very similar to the only Allison fell sufferer to in the course of his teenage years. different tales together with “For wish of an exceptional Burgundy” and “The Trades” enterprise into secret and technological know-how fiction, whereas “Man’s ally” is a poignant portrayal of the therapeutic energy of friendship, either two-legged and four-legged.

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