“Eagle, Globe and Anchor” by Geoffrey Becker

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It’s Chris’s job to clean out vacant apartments, but lately he’s made it his job to clean up the people around him. Whether it’s his sister, a troubled teen, or his own junkie girlfriend, Chris finds any opportunity to play the part of the hero he never got to become. Eagle, Globe, and Anchor is a story of one man’s efforts to change his fate and the fate of others despite the sacrifices he’ll have to make.

Eagle, Globe and Anchor

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About the Author
Geoff Becker is the author of the novels Hot Springs and Bluestown, as well as two story collections, Black Elvis, and Dangerous Men. His awards and honors include: the Drue Heinz Prize for Literature, the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction, the Nelson Algren Award from the Chicago Tribune, an NEA Fellowship, and inclusion in the Best American Short Stories anthology. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and teaches writing at Towson University.
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