It is at this point that James senses a psychotic edge that could end in mass shootings by Patrick.
That he needed a woman, I mean.
His Trout and Donna's Veal hadn't materialized.
The characters are reflections, magnified to become borderline supernatural of everyone we see and love and walk by and ignore and argue with and are afraid of everyday I've used this book for monologues for class, have transformed one of the stories into a reader's theatre piece and saw it performed, have cried, laughed out loud, read it out loud in the bath to my love, read it in a hammock to myself, re-read and re-read this and filled it with notes and dog ears and it is still new every time.
Jacob's Bath: Rachel loved Jacob but he was dismayed by the wedding because he lacked gravitas unlike all his guests.
They close in my face.
One version featured original founding member Bivins, plus Hardy, Hemphill, Pazant and Williams.