Susan Straight's Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories PDF

By Susan Straight

Susan Straight’s beautiful debut: a set of brief fiction a couple of hardscrabble city whose population attempt to reconcile their outdated methods with a few disconcerting new ones  

These fourteen interconnected tales ensue in Rio Seco, a fictional urban in California in accordance with the author’s fatherland of Riverside. With its fire-prone mountains, palm bushes, and pig farms, the languid velocity of existence in Rio Seco has the certain air of the South, and certainly a few of the town’s older citizens hail from Mississippi. yet regardless of a colourful experience of group, either young and old are hemmed in by means of poverty and strife. youngsters fight to outlive shootings, siblings are misplaced to cigarettes laced with embalming fluid, and older relations are driven out in their houses to make method for improvement. With exemplary compassion, immediately brings those characters’ tales to searing life.  

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