The Shiva Dance: and Other Stories

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"The Shiva Dance"—a long-short story that could also be classified as a novelette. Call it what you will—it is a moving tale of love, devotion, conflict and heartbreak, set in Pittsburgh and Brooklyn in the 1930's. The "Other Stories" include: "A Kind of Wild Justice"—Former Broadway star experiences a reminiscent and rewarding return to the theater. "Compartment 24B"—American tourist, traveling alone, finds intrigue on a train excursion from Vienna to Budapest. "Celebration"—Successful scholar/novelist learns the surprising truth about her former nemesis. "Class"—A bride from Costa Rica finds a way to deal with her controlling, bigoted mother-in-law. "Devotion"—Obsessive man is the unwilling caretaker of his wheelchair-bound sister. "The Spooky House"—An eight-year-old boy has a frightening experience in his great great aunt's old house in a small Pennsylvania town. "Time at the Dali"—Two strangers are affected by their surroundings in a small Barcelona museum. "Because"—Lovelorn office worker devises an elaborate scheme to rescue his heartthrob. "The Wedding Swimmer"— This is a lighthearted tale about a highly unconventional wedding. "Anachronism"—Woman finds magic in an old sepia photograph.

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Arlene I. Shapiro, who has a Ph.D. in English, taught writing on the college level for more than twenty years. While she now does freelance writing, editing and research, she focuses mostly on writing fiction. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society, The International Women's Writing Guild and a peer writing group. Her book, "Moving On: A Novel," was published in July, 2012, and she is currently working on a historical novel based on the life of a seventeenth-century British dramatist. Although she was born in Pittsburgh and grew up in Cleveland, Arlene has lived in New York most of her life and considers herself a New Yorker. She lives in Ossining, New York and enjoys theater, music, technology, traveling with her husband and spending time with her family.

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