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A River in Egypt: Faber Stories

by David Means

In his masterful story 'A River in Egypt', David Means paints a portrait of a moment. Cavanaugh and his young son are suspended; trapped in what a nurse calls 'the sweat chamber', where the boy will be tested for cystic fibrosis.

Cavanaugh has brought distractions - spasmodic action figures, malformed toy trucks - but they do little to alter the frustration of the sick child screaming, or to alleviate the anxiety of the time spent waiting for 'some exactitude in the form of a diagnosis'.

48 pages.

Main Edition

ISBN: 9780571352494

€ 4.25  Save €0.13 (RRP €4.38)

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Date of Publication: 04/03/2019

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