Protons and Fleurons

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Protons and Fleurons

Twenty-Two Elements of Fiction

by Sarah Hinlicky Wilson


Big Rosa rescues unhappy women of the Wild West to work in a helium mine; Georgie Appleseed rescues his failing diner with the help of neon. A silicon son tries to make his gold dad proud, while a scientist tries to make a new St. Francis from calcium bone fragments. Obadiah Toad gives away all his peace with a nickel, but Mamá finally gives away her heart on account of arsenic. These twenty stories explore twenty-two of the elemental forces that underpin all of life…


PublisherThornbush Press
Published DateDec 31, 2021
Printed Length290