By Susan Straight
These fourteen interconnected tales happen in Rio Seco, a fictional urban in California in keeping with the author’s homeland of Riverside. With its fire-prone mountains, palm timber, and pig farms, the languid velocity of lifestyles in Rio Seco has the specified air of the South, and certainly the various town’s older citizens hail from Mississippi. yet regardless of a colourful experience of group, either young and old are hemmed in by way of poverty and strife. kids fight to outlive shootings, siblings are misplaced to cigarettes laced with embalming fluid, and older relations are driven out in their houses to make approach for improvement. With exemplary compassion, instantly brings those characters’ tales to searing life.
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Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories by Susan Straight