Catch a Falling Heart

from Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns

Ebook
On sale Oct 11, 2022 | 16 Pages | 978-0-593-68549-5
In this short story from J. California Cooper’s Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns, a loving friend constructs a slyly arranged marriage between two perfectly matched lonely hearts: fragile Harriet, who shakes when she’s excited and puts others’ needs above her own, and stoic, hardworking Issy. Told with Cooper’s signature warm and conversational wit, this is a heartrendingly human tale of love and companionship. A Vintage Short.
J. California Cooper is the author of four novels and six collections of stories. She was honored as Black Playwright of the Year, and her work received the American Book Award, the James Baldwin Writing Award, and the Literary Lion Award from the American Library Association. She died in 2014. View titles by J. California Cooper

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In this short story from J. California Cooper’s Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns, a loving friend constructs a slyly arranged marriage between two perfectly matched lonely hearts: fragile Harriet, who shakes when she’s excited and puts others’ needs above her own, and stoic, hardworking Issy. Told with Cooper’s signature warm and conversational wit, this is a heartrendingly human tale of love and companionship. A Vintage Short.

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J. California Cooper is the author of four novels and six collections of stories. She was honored as Black Playwright of the Year, and her work received the American Book Award, the James Baldwin Writing Award, and the Literary Lion Award from the American Library Association. She died in 2014. View titles by J. California Cooper

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