The Lookout and Other Stories (Paperback)
King's Men Press, 9780615641454, 88pp.
Publication Date: May 18, 2012
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"Ashley gives you a nod, so you pull out of the driveway as the sky turns from navy blue to black. Then again, it's never truly black in LA-more like a charcoal haze dusted with the orange glow of streetlamps." Introducing THE LOOKOUT AND OTHER STORIES, the debut collection of previously published and premiere shorts by Daniel Gardina. Ranging from the humorous to the dramatic, these five narratives include an absurd trip to the dentist's office, a girl's chance encounter with a man who knows her story all too well, and a couple whose lives will permanently change by the time they reach their favorite spot in the city: the lookout. As a bonus, also added is an excerpt from the novel THE LAST NIGHT.
About the Author
DANIEL GARDINA is a writer living in Los Angeles. He earned his BA and MFA from the University of Southern California, where he studied with authors such as John Rechy, Aram Saroyan, Gregg Hurwitz, and TC Boyle. He wrote his first novel, The Last Night, two different times-the second attempt was much better-and he's currently working on the next book. In the meantime, he writes the Hollywood Novelist blog at danielgardina.com.