The Acorn Stories

Second Edition

By Duane Simolke
(iUniverse.com, Paperback, 9780595288649, 172pp.)

Publication Date: September 2003

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Visit the West Texas town of Acorn! Enjoy the German festival, a high school football game, homemade apple pie from the Turner Street Cafe, and the cool shade of a hundred-year-old oak tree. Meet dedicated teachers, unusual artists, shrewd business owners, closeted gays, and concerned neighbors. See how lives become intertwined in moments of humor or tragedy. Just be careful, because in Acorn, the sky is always falling!

From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke's award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences.

"A well-crafted collection of short stories."
--L. L. Lee, author of "Taxing Tallula"

"It was a real pleasure to read about the fictional town of Acorn, Texas, and get to meet all the different and varied people that Mr. Simolke so eloquently fleshed out."
--Mark Kendrick, author of "Desert Sons"

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