The Remains of River Names
The novel is told in twelve linked stories, each of which is a chapter told in turn by the members of a counter-culture family in the process of destroying itself. The novel takes place over twenty years, from the '70's to the 90's, from the beginnings of familial disintegration to its individual members coming to terms. This novel won the 1998 King County (Washington) Arts Commission Publication Award for Fiction.
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Review: The Remains of River NamesUser Review - Julia Mccurdy - Goodreads
I think Vincent's review of this book was a little harsh, and wonder if perhaps his one star rating might be in part a reaction to the fact that the author gave his own book a five star rating. I didn ... Read full review