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Girls in the Grass: Stories

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256 pages4 hours

Summary

Winner of a 1997 Whiting Writers' Award
One of Granta's "Best Young American Novelists"

Ranging across a uniquely American landscape, from rural Idaho and suburban Arizona to downtown Boston, the eleven stories in Melanie Rae Thon's eagerly awaited reissued collection, Girls in the Grass, explore with painful lyricism the harsh awakenings of adolescence: eroticism and hypocrisy, love and violence, responsibility and guilt, adult inconstancy and the random cruelty of life and death.

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