By Karen E. Bender
We give it some thought on a daily basis, occasionally each hour: funds. Who has it. Who doesn’t. the way you get it. the way you don’t.
In Refund, Bender creates an award-winning choice of tales that deeply discover the ways that funds and the estimation of price have an effect on the lives of her characters. The tales in Refund mirror our modern worldswindlers, truth express creators, determined artists, siblings, mom and dad who attempt to resolution the query: what's the genuine definition of worth?
In Theft,” an eighty-year-old swindler, familiar with tricking humans for his or her cash, forums a cruise send to determine if she will locate anything of real valuea human connection. In Anything for Money,” the author of a truth convey is thrown into the true global while his estranged granddaughter reenters his lifestyles wanting a brand new middle; and within the name tale, younger artist mom and dad in downtown ny get away the assault on 9-11 simply to stand a conflict over their subletted house with a stranger who may have misplaced greater than merely her deposit.
Set in modern the United States, those tales usher in a piece of singular literary benefit via a huge author on the peak of her power.