Barry Rachin Profile

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In his early seventies, Barry Rachin is a retired health care manager living in southeastern Massachusetts. Having written over a hundred short stories and several novellas, he prefers literary fiction and greatly admires the classic prose styles of such

Books I've written

  • Collected Short Stories: volume IV
    Collected Short Stories: volume IV Short Stories by Barry Rachin
    Collected Short Stories: volume IV
    Collected Short Stories: volume IV

    Reads:
    26

    Pages:
    140

    Published:
    Nov 2018

    * Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped perso...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Collected Short Stories: Volume III
    Collected Short Stories: Volume III Short Stories by Barry Rachin
    Collected Short Stories: Volume III
    Collected Short Stories: Volume III

    Reads:
    281

    Pages:
    155

    Published:
    Oct 2018

    A young boy spends a magical weekend with his sister, a former collegiate track star crippled in a freak accident. During the visit he learns a poignant less...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • The Sympathetic Squirrel
    The Sympathetic Squirrel Flash Fiction by Barry Rachin
    The Sympathetic Squirrel
    The Sympathetic Squirrel

    Reads:
    11

    Pages:
    10

    Published:
    Sep 2018

    While eating lunch on a park bench, Leslie Carter watches a man recount his life story to a gray squirrel. The rodent is a sympathetic listener and there is ...

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  • Collected Short Stories: Volume II
    Collected Short Stories: Volume II Short Stories by Barry Rachin
    Collected Short Stories: Volume II
    Collected Short Stories: Volume II

    Reads:
    304

    Pages:
    200

    Published:
    Sep 2018

    Benjamin Brannigan just discovered that his fiancée, Angela, has been cheating on him since before the engagement. He went to visit his grandmother seeking mo...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT