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S mostly Midwesterners are bizarre but endearing A reform school graduate is placed in the care of her psychic aunt and in the servitude of a lucrative dog retrieval scheme A mother who has accepted her son’s modest employment selling blue jeans bemoans the above board lifestyle she discovers him leading as a wanted cri A devious and delightful excursion assembled in a collection of 12 short stories time frame late 80s and early 90s that put the fun back into dysfunctional Midwest locales Strong women Women in denial Women coping Perceptive children Complex children You’ll find them all in this short book

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The First Paper Girl in Red Oak Iowa StoriesMinal A rehab counselor lives vicariously through her already pregnant stepdaughter’s love affair with a drunk who spends his days in recovery and his nights in the barFull of wry wit tender sympathy and heartland attitude The First Paper Girl in Red Oak Iowa is as strange funny and poignant as the real world it resembl bland i think don't remember much i know i didn't finish it and it was right in the middle of a really good streak of books very disappointing

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Download The First Paper Girl in Red Oak Iowa Stories Reader Ø 224 pages ✓ With the stories in her first collection Elizabeth Stuckey French establishes herself as a smart new voice in American fiction and stakes her claim to a territory somewhere on the edge of stability where normal is not just boring bWith the stories in her first collection Elizabeth Stuckey French establishes herself as a smart new voice in American fiction and stakes her claim to a territory somewhere on the edge of stability where normal is not just boring but nearly impossible and where standing out in a crowd may just cause isolationHer character I saw a review of the book of short stories years ago in Newsweek I knew I had to have a book that has such a great title especially my home state Iowa The stories are slice of life stories They seem to me to be the stories of real people in small towns Ms Stuckey French knows there is a lot going on in small towns then meets the eyeMothers that hate daughters young wives that hate their husbands daughters and all like the truth not sugar coated