Welcome, Anybody by Jen McConnell

By Jen McConnell

A lonely lady imagines existence with a lifeless cowboy; a trucker drops out of existence for a weekend; a pregnant spouse secretly employs feng shui to prevent the approaching chaos. The brilliant and occasionally heartbreaking tales in Welcome, anyone development from a hushed and profound depression to ones the place wish, in a few quiet shape, starts off to upward push again.

"The characters in Welcome, anyone stand completely nonetheless in the midst of their lives whereas the area spins round them, chaotically and sometimes dangerously. there's an depth of imaginative and prescient here-both riveting and haunting-that will remind you of Carver's tales, however the territory McConnell has staked out is definitely her own." - Lewis Buzbee, writer of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

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