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This is not your city : stories (edition 2011)

by Caitlin Horrocks

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Title:This is not your city : stories
Authors:Caitlin Horrocks
Info:Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, c2011.
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Tags:fiction, short-stories

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This Is Not Your City by Caitlin Horrocks

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Excellent stories--something sharp in every one. ( )
  AThurman | Dec 7, 2014 |
This Is Not Your City is an itty little book, but packs a punch. I have been having trouble getting into the modern short story of late, but Ms. Horrocks offerings certainly stood their own. Each story gives us a glimpse of a woman lost in her own life. Some are quite conventional in form, while others delve into magical realism and experiment with format in surprisingly moving ways. A couple, such as the title entry, lose themselves in contrivance, but as a whole we have here some beautiful, dark, and very funny writing. ( )
  Magus_Manders | Sep 22, 2011 |
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Eleven women confront dramas both every-day and outlandish in stories as darkly comic as they are unflinching.

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