A permanent member of the family / Russell Banks.
Other Titles: Short stories. Selections
Author: Banks, Russell, 1940- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
ISBN: 9780061857652 (hbk.)
Description: 228 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Families Fiction.
Contents: Former Marine -- A permanent member of the family -- Christmas party -- Transplant -- Snowbirds -- Big dog -- Blue -- The invisible parrot -- The Outer Banks -- Lost and found -- Searching for Veronica -- The green door.
Summary: A collection of twelve short works that portrays contemporary American family life visits morally complex themes in a fractured nation of inhabitants searching for connection and understanding.