I Was a Revolutionary

I Was a Revolutionary

Andrew Malan Milward

Short Stories / Fiction / Historical

A richly textured, diverse collection of stories that illuminate the heartland and America itself, exploring questions of history, race, and identity.Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present day, the stories in I Was a Revolutionary capture the roil of history through the eyes of an unforgettable cast of characters: the visionaries and dreamers, radical farmers and socialist journalists, quack doctors and protestors who haunt the past and present landscape of the state of Kansas.In these stories—which have appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, The Best New American Voices, FiveChapters, Story, American Short Fiction, and Ninth Letter—the award-winning writer Andrew Malan Milward crafts an epic mosaic of the American experience, tracing how we live amidst the inconvenient ghosts of history. "The Burning of Lawrence" vibrates with the raw terror of a town pillaged by pro-Confederate raiders. "O Death" recalls the desperately hard journey of...
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