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holly-weiss's picture
Jan.31.2012
"A dream, after all, needn't be fueled by particulars, only by desire." So notes main character, Gracie Antes, in Crestmont, a historical fiction gem set in the 1920s. Determined to take control of her life, sheltered Gracie Antes leaves her unhappy home in 1925 to pursue her dream of a singing...
bathsheba-monk's picture
May.25.2011
"Romeo and Juliet in the Rust Belt"....Philadelphia Inquirer "Precision choreographed subversion of American myths"...New York Times Book Review "Pitch perfect portrayal of class warfare in small-town U.S.A."  ....More   
bathsheba-monk's picture
May.25.2011
"Romeo and Juliet in the Rust Belt"....Philadelphia Inquirer "Precision choreographed subversion of American myths"...New York Times Book Review "Pitch perfect portrayal of class warfare in small-town U.S.A."  ....More   
bathsheba-monk's picture
Feb.26.2011
Linked short stories about leaving home, Cokesville, PA
jm-cornwell's picture
Dec.25.2009
Devastated by love and nearly killed in a car crash, Lynn Sanderson disappeared, returning five years later with a new name, a new face, and a plan... Adrian Cahill didn't realize his ideal woman, his soul mate, was right in front of him, so Lynn walked away from their stagnant relationship. She...
andrew-porter's picture
Jul.13.2008
These ten short stories explore loss and sacrifice in American suburbia. In idyllic suburbs across the country, from Philadelphia to San Francisco, narrators struggle to find meaning or value in their lives because of (or in spite of) something that has happened in their pasts. In "Hole,...
elmaz-abinader's picture
May.30.2008
Ms. Abinader has written a slice of history that teaches all ofus how a family's desperate fights for survival wins out over thehorrific clashes of clutures. Her book made me realize that what I thought I knew about the Middle East was simplistic. The complexities of race, religion, and geography...