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The powerful, human life experiences depicted in this collection will challenge the reader, and the stylistic clarity will encourage multiple readings. In this text, Romo’s swift storytelling places it firmly within contemporary Southwestern literature…
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Hope is the common thread running through and connecting these one hundred and eighteen chapters, chapters which combine in unexpected ways and often jump out from the narrative, displaying the techniques of the short story. Hope is the thing that holds the narrator fixed to the earth, even as she faces her own personal and private demons.