Implosions of American is a collection of nine short stories that deal with issues of love, sex, beauty, marriage, loss, confusion and, sometimes, the meaning of fishing, art, or TV in America. They were inspired by watching people around me struggle with the reality of mature love, and the the battle to keep the flame of tenderness alive. Many of these stories are the antidote to romance novels. They're about real love, mature love, and the confusions that we all face in life trying to make meaning out of how we live. As a writer, I believe in happily ever after. But I also believe in real love. Buy this book and you'll see what I mean.