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The patron saint of lost girls

Author: Maureen Aitken
Publisher: Cape Giradeau, MO : Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's the Midwest in the 1970-80s, and Mary is growing up in Detroit, where the recession hits hard, and jobs are scarce. In a set of linked stories, Mary tries to conjure the spirits of protection to confront economic struggle, violence, addiction, and death. Mary moves to cities across the Midwest looking for work, all the while learning the healing power of dignity from the true patrons: her community of friends  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Aitken
ISBN: 9780997926279 0997926279
OCLC Number: 1032290940
Awards: Winner of the Nilsen Prize
Description: 159 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Maureen Aitken.

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It's the Midwest in the 1970-80s, and Mary is growing up in Detroit, where the recession hits hard, and jobs are scarce. In a set of linked stories, Mary tries to conjure the spirits of protection to  Read more...

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