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Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories #2020

Aquaboogie A Novel in Stories Straight writes with tenderness and insight about the lives of people from the Westside a black neighborhood in a large southern California city but it isn t the California everyone knows or thinks t

  • Title: Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories
  • Author: Susan Straight R.W. Scholes
  • ISBN: 9780915943593
  • Page: 399
  • Format: Paperback
  • Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories By Susan Straight R.W. Scholes, Straight writes with tenderness and insight about the lives of people from the Westside, a black neighborhood in a large southern California city but it isn t the California everyone knows or thinks they know.

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    1. Susan Straight was a couple of years behind me at North High in her stories are the kids I went to high school with She also writes essays for Salon and The Nation.

    2. 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 depicting characters who are all black or hispanic a function of her own environment growing up But overall she seems talented as a recorder than a translator Of course it could be my personal failure to relate to the text, as it revolves around characters in an inner city setting, when the crack epidem [...]

    3. I am really enjoying Susan Straight This was her first, and as the title implies, it s stories than novel There s something in these stories that makes me ache for people, and not exactly in a trying circumstances way as much as for the small and great losses everyone experiences Straight seems particularly interested in the way people lose the cooking and garden growing and other household practices of their parents and grandparents survival practices for them, but they became a cultural patri [...]

    4. After spending time with the Antoine and Picard families, I m continuing to explore Susan Straight s Rio Seco by heading back to her first volume of stories Straight gives us an entire community to explore and allows us to watch it change before our eyes She has an incredible gift for finding her characters voices and stories Looking forward to visiting Rio Seco again.

    5. 3.5 stars These stories kept getting better and better Some of the earlier ones, and definitely the last couple, which strayed completely from near desert community of Rio Seco, felt like space fillers Still a worthwhile read.

    6. This one was a little difficult for me to get into But the I read the I came to know the characters and appreciate their struggles This author has a rare talent.

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