Robert Solomon | The Sun Magazine

Robert Solomon

Robert Solomon’s short stories have appeared in Descant, Sou’wester, and the New Delta Review. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.

— From October 1996

Mickey Mantle, Mother, And The Secret Service

It’s August 1995, and Billy says the Mick is as good as dead. My brother counts one, two, three on his fingers: “First they give him a new liver. Then the cancer they missed eats up his lung. Then he dies.”

October 1996
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