James Charbonneau | The Sun Magazine

James Charbonneau

James Charbonneau is a writer and screenwriter whose most recent screenplay is Being Michael Madsen. Since his divorce he’s had a series of failed relationships lasting from eleven hours to six years. He lives in Middletown, Connecticut, with his cat, Chance.

— From October 2008

The Gift Of The Starlings

In the year 1944, in a Polish village fifty-five miles west of Krakow, the door to the house of Frederick Sokolowski, the village blacksmith, opens, and out slips the blacksmith’s son. Jerzey is the boy’s name. He is tall and slight, with a tuft of black hair falling over his forehead, and his hands, when examined closely, seem to be those of a man and not of an eight-year-old boy.

October 2008
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