Short stories tagged with Admiration

Listing 4 stories.

An old man looks back on his boyhood idolization of a soldier he sees in the parade - until his hero is forced off the pedestal after trying to steal a prized horse from the boy's father.

When a World War I machinist stumbles into a mourning mother on a Sunday cruise through Paris, his decision to help her out with her son’s funeral gives way to some unforeseen hijinks.

A story about how two men become friends and proceed to lose their friendship, intertwined with the importance of family, nature, and roots.

A young woman travels out to rural Nebraska to be a schoolteacher and she becomes mesmerized by the beauty of the landscape. Her connection with the land piques the curiosity of a prudent domestic wife.