By Susan Straight
These fourteen interconnected tales ensue in Rio Seco, a fictional urban in California in response to the author’s place of birth of Riverside. With its fire-prone mountains, palm timber, and pig farms, the languid velocity of existence in Rio Seco has the targeted air of the South, and certainly a few of the town’s older citizens hail from Mississippi. yet regardless of a colourful feel of neighborhood, either young and old are hemmed in by means of poverty and strife. kids fight to outlive shootings, siblings are misplaced to cigarettes laced with embalming fluid, and older family members are driven out in their houses to make method for improvement. With exemplary compassion, directly brings those characters’ tales to searing life.
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