Short stories by Kelly Cherry


Listing 2 stories.

In 1960s America, a woman marries a selfish man who eventually accuses her of causing his mental illness and abandons her. She then begins to live her life sexually freed and embark on friendships and affairs centered around her own desires.

A nurse finds that she cannot shake her discomfort with her daughter's sexuality after her daughter comes out as a lesbian. After she attends to a patient who is dying of AIDS, she comes to the realization that her homophobia contradicts her role as caregiver and mother.