George Denny

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  • For All the Obvious Reasons

  • And Other Stories
  • By: Lynn Stegner
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

For All the Obvious Reasons is Lynn Stegner's superb collection of nine remarkably distinct tales of passion, clear-eyed wisdom, and honesty honed to a cutting edge. These are stories the listener can't shake: A woman living a marital shadow life realizes that her long compensating heart has begun to ominously decompensate. An affluent New Yorker becomes a hoarder to escape a future he cannot bear to take up. A baby dies in a miasma of sibling resentments, and from that the secrets of culpability unravel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Collection

  • By George Denny on 12-06-18

Excellent Collection

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-18

A number of great stories, intimately told and beautifully written. Many set in American West.