by Luis Jaramillo
Paperback, 158 pages, Dzanc Books, List Price: $14.95 | purchase
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This collection of 91 short fictions — some only a few sentences — tells the story of three generations of a family in the Pacific Northwest.
November 26, 2012 Author Hortense Calisher once called the short story "an apocalypse in a teacup." Critic Jane Ciabattari presents her favorite mini-apocalypses of 2012, from veteran authors like Sherman Alexie to newcomer Claire Vaye Watkins, who combines a unique voice and a shadowed family history in her debut collection.
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