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The Secrets of a Fire King

Kim Edwards

The Secrets of a Fire King

Stories (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)

by Kim Edwards

  • 80 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Wheeler Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9379072M
    ISBN 101597226009
    ISBN 109781597226004

    The secrets of a fire king: stories. [Kim Edwards] -- The characters in these stories are often separated from the mainstream - a juggler and a trapeze artist, a daughter whose mother is a public evangelist waging a wear against sin, a cleaning woman. The Secrets of a Fire King gives eloquence to an astonishing range of discoveries and leaves the reader entranced (The New York Times Book Review) Beautifully focused. Edwards' tales read like the work of a wise traveller who returns home with uncommon souvenirs from other lands. (Publishers Weekly) Impeccable, a treasure/5(6).

      She is the author of a collection of short stories, The Secrets Of a Fire King, which was an alternate for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, Zoetrope, Anteaus, Story, and The Paris Review and have received a National Magazine Awards for excellence in Fiction and a Pushcart Prize/5(K). Print book: Fiction: English: 1st Picador USA pbk. edView all editions and formats Summary: Set in Asia, America, and Europe, a compelling anthology of short fiction explores the many faces and facets of love, the consequences of love used unwisely, and human beings and their quest for identity and their struggle to realize their dreams.

    Edwards debuts with 11 stories, set all over the globe, that share little beyond her clean, fluent style&#;a clarity somewhat dissipated by heavy dramatic ironies and polemic. In the most aggressive piece, ``The Story of My Life,'' the daughter of a prominent anti-abortion protestor discovers her mother to be a hypocrite and opportunist. Equally deadening in its topicality, ``The. The Secrets of a Fire King audiobook, by Kim Edwards The first story collection from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper's Daughter With The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards touched hearts across the nation. In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who.


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The Secrets of a Fire King gives eloquence to their astonishing range of discoveries, and leaves the reader entranced."--Nina Sonenberg, The New York Times Book Review "Striking powerful."--Amanda Heller, The Boston Globe/5(23). "The Secrets of a Fire King gives eloquence to an astonishing range of discoveries and leaves the reader entranced."-The New York Times Book Review "Beautifully focused [Edwards's] tales read like the work of a wise traveler who returns home with uncommon souvenirs from other lands."-Publishers Weekly "Striking powerful."-The Boston Globe/5(12).

"The Secrets of a Fire King gives eloquence to an astonishing range of discoveries and leaves the reader entranced."-The New York Times Book Review "Beautifully focused [Edwards's] tales read like the work of a wise traveler who returns home with uncommon souvenirs from other lands."-Publishers Weekly "Striking powerful."-The Boston Globe/5(12).

Her experience in those countries richly flavours the prose, The Secrets of a Fire King, the eighth story in the book. The reader is taken on a tour of quirky human foibles, disenchantment, and entrenched cultural traditions/5(27).

Her experience in those countries richly flavours the prose, The Secrets of a Fire King, the eighth story in the book. The reader is taken on a tour of quirky human foibles, disenchantment, and entrenched cultural traditions/5(23).

About The Secrets of a Fire King. The first story collection from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper’s Daughter With The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards touched hearts across the nation.

In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who exist on the fringes of society: a fire-eater, an American and his. The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories - Kim Edwards - Google Books The characters in these stories are often separated from the mainstream - a juggler and a trapeze artist, a daughter whose mother is /5(10).

She is the author of a collection of short stories, The Secrets Of a Fire King, which was an alternate for the PEN/Hemingway Award.

Her stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, Zoetrope, /5(11). The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories | Edwards Kim | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. “The Secrets of a Fire King gives eloquence to their astonishing range of discoveries and leaves the reader entranced.” —Nina Sonenberg, The New York Times Book Review “This collection introduces a writer whose name will soon be familiar to lovers of clean, direct, responsible prose and an interest in characters—many of them women 3/5(18).

Secrets in the Fire is a well-told story from Sophia Alface's point of view. I found this book perfect for young middle school readers, with appropriate descriptions of events and vocabulary.

I read this to create a novel study for the book, in order to use for my students in class/5. The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories by Kim Edwards in DOC, EPUB, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by %().

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The first story collection from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper's Daughter With The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards touched Free shipping over $/5(5). In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who exist on the fringes of society: a fire-eater, an American and his Korean war bride, Madame Curie's maid, and others/5(9).

"The Secrets of a Fire King" is a collection of short stories that deal with the human spirit--unknown strengths we never realized we had, or getting in touch with the part of you that you never realized existed and upon discovery, you realize you don't really like.

In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who exist on the fringes of society: a fire-eater, an American /5(7). In the title story the narrator—a fire-eater in a circus—shows a careless disregard for a boy who comes to learn his trade and as a consequence brings about his own destruction.

Taking us to exotic and remote places in America, Europe, and Asia, The Secrets of a Fire King is at once magical and profound, marking the extraordinary debut of a. Her experience in those countries richly flavours the prose, The Secrets of a Fire King, the eighth story in the book.

The reader is taken on a tour of quirky human foibles, disenchantment, and entrenched cultural traditions. Edwards, makes time and place leap from the pages with her stories of Eshlaini, Jade Moon, and Joyce. /5(11). "The Secrets of a Fire King" (Reviewed by Guy Savage ) "More than ever, the world seemed full of mysteries she could hardly comprehend, and the visible fell like a veil between herself and something else, something glimpsed at unexpected moments –a white curtain rising from an open window, or leaf shadows playing on the tiled floor of her room images that layered and gathered.

Editions for The Secrets of a Fire King: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publis.The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories. Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 7 reviews 7 reviews.

Kim Edwards. $ $ 76 $ $ Even though the stories and the book itself is short, I finished it feeling that it was a book of well-rounded and very interesting writing. See more. lawral, Ma Written by a /5(7).The Secrets Of A Fire King () About book: The Secrets of a Fire KingBy Kim Edwardspp New York, New YorkPenguin Group (USA) inc.

$ISBN: The Secrets of a Fire King is a wonderful collection of short stories portraying the lives of people who you don’t find in New York City today. There are stories about difference, family problems, and relationships.