A debut collection of short fiction includes the author's award-winning story "My Life As a West African Gray Parrot," "He Was a Big Boy, Still Is" about a white public defender counseling the mother of a mentally impaired black defendant, and "Technician," in which an ordinary, unemployed Trenton man is hired a state executioner.
Leigh Buchanan Bienen has published short fiction in TriQuarterly, The Mississippi Review, Ontario Review, the O. Henry Awards anthology, and elsewhere. An attorney whose areas of expertise include capital punishment, sex crimes, and rape reform legislation, she has published books and articles on these subjects and is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Northwestern University. The Left-Handed Marriage is her first book of fiction.
Most of the stories are as engaging and satisfying as a novel....marks the arrival of a new talent. - Washington Post Book World, Jennifer Greenstein, 5 August 2001
Author: Leigh Buchanan Bienen
Narrator: Leigh Buchanan Bienen
Publisher: ListenUp Production LLC
ISBN Number: 9781953598295
Total Runtime: 13:14:30