In the not quite dark : stories
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Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, [2016].
Status
Central - Adult Fiction
F JOHNS

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Book
Physical Desc
202 pages ; 23 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781619027329, 1619027321

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Includes bibliographical references (page 205).
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"Following her prize-winning collection Break Any Woman Down, Dana Johnson returns with a collection of bold stories set mostly in downtown Los Angeles that examine large issues -love, class, race - and how they influence and define our most intimate moments. In "The Liberace Museum," a mixed-race couple leave the South toward the destination of Vegas, crossing miles of road and history to the promised land of consumption; in "Rogues," a young man on break from college lands in his brother's Inland Empire neighborhood during a rash of unexplained robberies; in "She Deserves Everything She Gets," a woman listens to the strict advice given to her spoiled niece about going away to college, reflecting on her own experience and the night she lost her best friend; and in the collection's title story, a man setting down roots in downtown L.A. is haunted by the specter of both gentrification and a young female tourist, whose body was found in the water tower of a neighboring building. With deep insight into character, intimate relationships, and the modern search for personal freedom, In the Not Quite Dark is powerful new work that feels both urgent and timeless. "--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Johnson, D. (2016). In the not quite dark: stories . Counterpoint.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Johnson, Dana, 1967-. 2016. In the Not Quite Dark: Stories. Berkeley, California: Counterpoint.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Johnson, Dana, 1967-. In the Not Quite Dark: Stories Berkeley, California: Counterpoint, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Johnson, Dana. In the Not Quite Dark: Stories Counterpoint, 2016.

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