We the Animals
Publication Date: September 2011
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Three brothers tear their way through childhoodbuilding kites from trash, hiding when their parents do battle, tiptoeing around the house as their mother sleeps off her graveyard shift. Life in this family is fierce and absorbing, full of chaos, heartbreak, and euphoria.
About the AuthorJUSTIN TORRES is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. He was the recipient of a Rolon Fellowship in Literature from United States Artists and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. His work has appeared in "The New Yorker", "Harper's", "Granta, Tin House, "and "Glimmer Train". Among many other things, he has worked as a farmhand, a dog walker, a creative writing teacher, and a bookseller; he is now a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.