Down and Out in a Doublewide and other tales of modern life

by Anthony Scavillo



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/28/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781663246196
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781663246189
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781663246219

About the Book

Ellen Schneider is a young Christian who doesn’t believe in the word impossible. As she boards an airplane for France with three of her girlfriends, she excitedly looks forward to her adventure in a foreign country. But all of that is about to change when she hears a loud boom and the plane goes dark. In a collection of diverse short stories, Anthony Scavillo shares fascinating sometimes shocking insights into American life while portraying characters trapped in difficult situations and often unable to resolve the problems confronting them. Eight-year-old Angel loves ice cream sundaes, late evening snacks, and treats at fast food restaurants. Even though her parents try their best to make her happy, they are never home. Will Angel find a way to love herself unconditionally? For weeks, Marge and her husband, David, have barely been speaking. Now it is their tenth wedding anniversary and she cannot help but wonder if it will be their last. Mary feels much older than her fifty-eight years. When she receives a stunning diagnosis, Mary’s faith is tested in ways she never imagined. Down and Out in a Double-Wide and Other Tales of Modern Life asembles modern tales that delve into the American psyche while questioning our deepest beliefs.

About the Author

Anthony “Tony” Scavillo spent eleven years teaching English in Strasbourg, France. After returning to the USA, he was a professor of French and German at a small Liberal Arts college in South Carolina until retirement in 2007. He has published manuals for teaching French and one novel.