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A Novel in Stories

Aquaboogie( )
Author: Straight, Susan
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
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Susan Straight's exquisite debut: A collection of short fiction about a hardscrabble town whose inhabitants try to reconcile their old ways with some disconcerting new ones   These fourteen interconnected stories take place in Rio Seco, a fictional city in California based on the author's hometown of Riverside. With its fire-prone mountains, palm trees, and pig farms, the languid pace of life in Rio Seco has the distinct air of the South, and...
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Straight, Susan (Author)
Novelist and short story writer Susan Straight graduated from Amherst College in 1984.

She teaches Creative Writing at the University of California in Riverside.

Aquaboogie, her first collection of short stories, won the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and was one of Publishers Weekly's best paperbacks (1990). I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots was named one of 1992's best novels by both Publishers Weekly and USA Today. It was also a New York Times Notable Book.


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