by Clifford Garstang, from his novel The Shaman of Turtle Valley
Clifford Garstang is the author of the forthcoming novel, The Shaman of Turtle Valley, the author of the novel in stories, What the Zhang Boys Know, winner of the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Fiction, and the short story collection In an Uncharted Country. He is also the editor of Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction from a Small Planet, a three-volume anthology of stories set around the world. A former Peace Corps Volunteer in South Korea and an international lawyer, Garstang lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
by Clifford Garstang