Boy|Youth|Man

A Triptych of Novellas

In A Boy’s Tale, two brothers in a tough Catholic school for problem boys rely upon each other for safety until a secret is revealed. The Error of the Rings follows a high school student charged with purchasing class rings for his fellow seniors, cumulating in a most memorable prom night. Man of Letters finds a writer apologizing to his estranged wife in a missive recalling an ill-fated visit to the home of his aging mentor.

Paperback
6" x 9"
144 pages
ISBN: 978-1-887317-90-0
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“Maiolo is a master of the beautifully crafted sentence.”
Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

 

“[‘A Boy’s Tale’] is splendid piece of work, deeply felt and beautifully written—at once powerful, poignant, funny, and sad.”

— Richard Yates, author of Revolutionary Road