Sifting Through the Madness

by Mike Maggio



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/23/2001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 154
ISBN : 9780738839523
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 154
ISBN : 9781469112473

About the Book

A crazed woman watches as a heard of wild animals stampedes through the house.

A homeless Vietnam Vet chases a pair of elusive shoes across the city.

On the last day of his career, a newly retired civil servant returns to his home only to find that everything he owns has suddenly disappeared.

A desperate mother sacrifices her children in a futile effort to ward off danger.

Sifting Through The Madness is a collection of strange characters and unusual stories that will delight, confound, frighten, entertain and leave the reader with an experience hard to forget.

In his first collection of short fiction, originally published in electronic form and brought to print here for the first time, poet and fiction writer Mike Maggio delves full force into the modern human condition taking the reader breathlessly with him on a journey into lives and places that will remain in memory long after the reading is finished.

About the Author

Mike Maggio is a poet and fiction writer currently living in Virginia. His work has appeared in Synaesthetic, Apalachee Quarterly, Live Poets, Gypsy, Phoebe, and many others. He is the author of two collections of poetry , Oranges From Palestine (Mardi Gras Press, 1996) and Your Secret is Safe With Me (Black Bear Publications, 1988). Sifting Through the Madness was originally published in electronic version by Sansip Publications ( in 1999.