Frieda Arkin’s work has been twice selected for Best American Short Stories and her first novel, The Dorp, was published in 1969 to wide critical acclaim. After a long hiatus (thirty-five years) from fiction, when she turned to raising a family and writing a series of cookbooks, Frieda joined the late Andre Dubus’s writing group, prospering under his mentorship while completing Hedwig and Berti. She lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Hedwig and Berti
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
Thirty-five years after publication of her first novel, The Dorp (followed by other works on cooking and gardening), Frieda Arkin returns to the world of fiction to give us another darkly...