Small Spare Change . . . and Other Short Stories
Small Spare Change—A housewife, bored with her upscale suburban life, becomes a panhandler during the day.
Mules That Pass in the Night—Two over-the-road truck drivers are part time drug runners, and meet under unusual circumstances in an unusual place.
Final Noble King—A stockbroker is diagnosed with cancer, and buys a mattress.
Blaze of Love—An entertainer chooses an spectacular way to get even with a promoter and another performer during a special concert.
The Happiest Dead Man at Ebbets Field—An old widower, diagnosed with cancer, is given a surprising, but pleasant sendoff.
Deadly Red Tomato—An eccentric man is killed by his nemesis, and his living quarters reveal a bizarre collection.
Jack-Jack is adopted and is shuffled from family to family.
Who be de Phishers, an’ who be de Phishees? Two smooth operating young women from Beverly Hills are outdone by an old man from Jamaica.
Tealwood Beach—A Marine is discharged and refuses a job culling a deer herd in a New England beach town. He meets a young woman and they are involved in a tragic love affair.