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Publication Year: 2006

Masquerade is Edward Lewis’ first collection of short stories.

Published by: Red Hen Press

Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. 3-6


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pp. 7-8

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pp. ix-x

Ed Lewis writes a world that transcends war, peace and the strange combined turbulence of racism, poverty and madness that makes up America in the ...

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Bottomless Well

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pp. 1-18

In New York City, in any big city for that matter, a man lying in the gutter is as noteworthy as a car cruising by; that he was a soldier made as much difference to the passersby ...

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pp. 19-33

The road winding up to Latigo Drive passed a dozen or so estates and finally dead ended at a California Ranch Style house. Modest by the standards of Bel Air, it sat on a ...

Independence Day

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pp. 34-45

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Which Will Grow?

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pp. 46-52

The motorcade, thirty old model cars, mostly Chevrolets, turned off the freeway onto a two lane highway that wound its way up the Tehachapi mountains. I hadn’t been on this ...

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Have A Nice Day

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pp. 53-67

Margo’s father was a quiet man, almost unnoticed wherever he went. Even at family gatherings Max Gross rarely spoke, and when he did the gentle tone seemed a contradiction. Of ...

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. . .and hope to die

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pp. 68-76

Brigadier General Randolph Cummins, a second generation West Point graduate much decorated for bravery in World War II, took for granted that his son would continue the family ...

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The Pope is Gay

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pp. 77-85

“It’s not ridiculous. I’m telling you the Pope is ...

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When in Rome

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pp. 86-102

He counted forty-two tombstones. Jeff always counted things, even when he was a kid: the number of people in line waiting to get into a theater, how many boards there were ...

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pp. 103-124

Caught twice and sent back by the Border Patrol, Roberto was sixteen when he finally made it from Guadeloupe to Riverside, California, the last address the family had for his father who ...

About the Author

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pp. 126-138

E-ISBN-13: 9781597096751
Print-ISBN-13: 9781597090643

Page Count: 126
Publication Year: 2006

Edition: First

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