From the Quickening


Thomas Sheehan




This short fiction collection by storytelling master Thomas Sheehan explores the human condition from soaring heights to depraved depths and everything else in between.  If John Donne had not penned his line Ňany manŐs death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankindÓ, Thomas Sheehan certainly would have.

Sheehan is the author of twelve books. Brief Cases, Short Spans was published in November 2008 by Press 53. Epic Cures, won a 2006 IPPY Award.  A Collection of Friends was nominated for the Albrend Memoir Award. He has also been nominated for ten Pushcart Prizes, three Million Writers, a Noted Story of 2007, and received the Georges Simenon Award for Fiction. Sheehan served in Korea in 1951-52.



From the Quickening

ISBN: 978-1-929763-39-9

6 x 9 inches

206 pages

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