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William Lychack, 'The Wasp Eater'

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William Lychack, 'The Wasp Eater'

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William Lychack, 'The Wasp Eater'

William Lychack, 'The Wasp Eater'

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Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Wasp Eater, the first novel by William Lychack. Corrigan says the book, about a dysfunctional family splitting up in late '70s Connecticut, succeeds at a small goal: conveying the ordinary sadness of connecting with other human beings.

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