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2001 Stories by Amanda Scioscia

Archives: 2001 | 2000
  • Chez No More

    published August 2, 2001

    It was a small victory for Chez Nous when the City of Phoenix took up sides with all the people who want to save the swanky cocktail lounge at... More >>

  • A Life That Almost Happened

    published July 26, 2001

    The dead Hispanic male lay face up in the grass, one bullet in his brain. He was a young man, barely 20, wearing a blue-and-white-checkered... More >>

  • Cop Out

    published May 17, 2001

    The pile in the road didn't look human. It was a cardboard box, crushed and mangled by Friday evening's rush hour, or a pile of stray clothes,... More >>

  • Rec Room

    published May 10, 2001

    When lovers of the Sonoran Desert talk about it, you can almost imagine grandchildren rolling their eyes as old-timers describe the way things... More >>

  • Justice for Some

    published April 19, 2001

    Sympathetic onlookers squirmed in their seats and dabbed their eyes with tissues as they listened to stories of torture. Jim Herriman beat his... More >>

  • Don't Take a Hike

    published March 22, 2001

    As a teacher of inner-city kids, Osborn Middle School P.E. instructor Kevin Cherilla hoped his Mount Everest expedition would bring a message... More >>

  • Steers and Queers

    published February 15, 2001

    The morning mist has burned away, and the long, auburn hair of rodeo contestants #108 and #109 glistens in the midday sun. They are dressed in... More >>

Archives: 2001 | 2000