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'A Manual For Cleaning Women' Showcases A Gritty, One-Of-A-Kind Voice

A posthumously published collection of stories steers recognition to Lucia Berlin, whose fictional narrators are the sort who have seen it all and aren't afraid to tell you about their crappy day.

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