Desperate Dreamers in the Southwest
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The San Francisco Chronicle
Part of the pleasure of this collection is the way Cummins pushes the boundaries of language, transforming the mundane into something strikingly new.
Born in the southern Rocky Mountain town of Durango, Colorado, Ann Cummins writes frequently about working class people. During the early part of the 20th century, her family migrated from County Galway, Ireland to Colorado, where they mined silver, coal, and...