Short story: “The Joy of Cooking”

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“The Joy of Cooking,” by Elissa Schappell

From issue number 152 (Volume 10 Number 2 June 16th, 2011) of One Story; buy here, subscribe here

29 pages, not sure how many words

I really enjoy the cartoonish quality of the daughter character’s dialogue. The characters’ problems are serious but the story is fast-moving and funny-sad.