Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories

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Milkweed Editions, 1990 - Social Science - 195 pages
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Describes the lives of the people of Rio Seco, including the wife of an old miner suffering from black lung disease, a schoolboy worried about his self-destructive older brother, and a Black art student working to pay his tuition

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User Review  - JM Slowik - Goodreads

Unique, to say the least. Susan Straight is definitely a master of voice, half mimic and half ventriloquist, as the dialogue in here is almost impenetrably authentic. She's white, and blonde, ably ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

More like snapshots in time... well done. Read full review


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Susan Straight is the author of many highly acclaimed novels for adults, including "Highwire Moon," a National Book Award Nominee, and "I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots," She lives in California with her three daughters.

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