David James Poissant at Bookmark It for Wine and Sign

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on May 21, 2015

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In the final Friday of National Short Story Month, Bookmark It (3201 Corrine Drive Orlando, Florida 32803) will host David James Poissant at a wine and sign for his book, The Heaven of Animals from 6pm-8pm, May 29.

In each of the stories in this remarkable debut, award-winning writer David James Poissant explores the tenuous bonds of family—fathers and sons, husbands and wives—as they are tested by the sometimes brutal power of love. His strikingly true-to-life characters have reached a precipice, chased there by troubles of their own making. Standing at the brink, each must make a choice: Leap, or look away? Pulitzer Prize finalist Lee Martin writes that Poissant forces us “to face the people we are when we’re alone in the dark.”

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