Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories - Fingers through Grace Period Summary & Analysis

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Fingers through Grace Period Summary

Fingers

Ronald comes home from the war. His behavior is strange. All he does for the first two weeks is shoot baskets. He buys a car but abandons it when it gets a flat tire. At a museum, he buys a dozen postcards of Benjamin Franklin because he looks funny with his bald head and long hair. He takes a bus to New York City and finds a room near Yankee Stadium. He lies in the bed and counts the fingers on his shooting hand.

Nadine at 35: A Synopsis

A 35-year-old woman, Nadine, is told by her husband that he needs to find himself. She knows she is not what she used to be but neither is he. She says, "What the hell, go." He takes off for California and she is left with no money, three kids and various pets...

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