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About the author:
Norwegian-American writer Mia Kirsi Stageberg (pronounced STAH-ga-berg) lives in San Francisco's Japantown and loves it. She's authored thirteen books and chapbooks of fiction and prose poems; her work has appeared in New Directions annuals as well as North Coast Literary Review, Art Practical, Poetry Bay, artscanada, Oxygen, Furious Fictions, Dream Machinery, Poetry at the 33 Review, Unmuzzled Ox, TRAVOIS: An Anthology of Texas Poetry, and others. Beatitude Press in Berkeley published her novella Everything For The Beloved. As a single mother Stageberg worked in nonprofits on both coasts. She's also been a researcher, oral historian, editor, art writer, and cloth sculptor. She can see a tall Monterey pine from her window.


Authored by Mia Kirsi Stageberg

In this novel writer Astrid, the single parent of bi-cultural children, moves to San Francisco. She struggles gamely with challenges-job life, early cancer, a sensitive wounded son, abuse, a rebellious teenage daughter, a younger lover. Astrid is a woman who loves hard and works hard. Throughout, she's pulled to write. She savors all she can, and the story invites you to her hardships and triumphs. Her need to face transitions will pull you in.

Publication Date:
1495279030 / 9781495279034
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Literary

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