Black Crow White Lie
by Candi Sary

Fiction · Paperback · 162 pages
ISBN 978-1-934081-37-2 · Publisher Direct Price: $11.00

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I could feel tiny stars gather in my hands...

Carson Calley grew up living in Hollywood motels with his fortune-telling mother, who is full of stories about their former lives together and prophesies about his future.

We were Indians--Californian Indians. This pale skin was once native brown. And these legs of yours were once big and strong so that you could run after deer and shoot them with your arrows, and then bring the meat back to me. You were destined to be the great medicine man, the great healer who would take away all the pain and disease and suffering of our people.

Believing his mother's yarns, Carson becomes a healer, with the people of Hollywood waiting in long lines to see him, but a purpose built on lies and exaggerations can't last...or can it?

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Candi Sary graduated from UC Irvine. She has been a finalist in several writing competitions. Black Crow White Lie was a top six finalist in the 2009 William Faulkner - William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition and a semifinalist for the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Publishers Weekly, in its review of the manuscript for that contest, called it an "...engaging coming-of-age manuscript," and also said, "This is a praiseworthy, poignant work."

Candi lives in coastal Southern California with her husband and two children.

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