A Good Story and Other Stories
This collection of short fiction, selected by the author, spans a writing career of more than 40 years and illuminates the heart and soul of the antihero. A lone castaway on a desert island commits a murder for which he is the sole suspect. A genealogist learns just how far rotten apples fall from the family tree. A con man, impersonating a minister, finds religion. A tabloid journalist must solve a murder to complete his story on the death of a major television star, who happens to be a dog. A self-made widower discovers how hard it is to get rid of a wife, especially when she's dead.