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Stephen Siciliano

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, The United States

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January 2008

Stephen Siciliano is a writer living in Los Angeles. He is a professional reporter of some 30 years. His novels include "Vedette or Conversations with the Flamenco Shadows," and "The Sidewalk Smokers Club." He blogs on politics, poetry and prose at highwayscribery.

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Vedette: Or Conversations w...

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The Sidewalk Smokers Club

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Word from Italy is that Marco Pannella has died. He was a unique political leader of a more unique political formation known as the Radical Party. In 1987, I was visiting Italy when the party successfully ran a porn actress for Parliament, putting Pannella and his group in the international spotlight. I was able, with the help of my good friend Gilbert D'Ambrosio, to craft this piece and sell... Read more of this blog post »
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Sometimes bit players steal the show.That is not to say the historical figures of Danton, Desmoulins and Robespierre are upstaged by the sparse app... Read more of this blog post »
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Komantcia by Harold Keith
by Harold Keith
read in April, 2016
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Harold Keith's adventure novel-cum-social-study renders an arresting portrait of Comanche territory or what the rival Ute tribe called “Komantcia.”

Our guide through this wild land is Pedro Pavon, a world-class guitarist on tour in northern Mexico, c
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Cardboard Gods by Josh Wilker
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If Tarot cards can divine the future, Josh Wilker has learned to decipher the past through baseball cards.

The past this thoughtful author returns to in “Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards,” is primarily that of those fre
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" Tried this, but gave up. He goes on and on about the justification for secession from a constitutional perspective that I finally gave up. And I don't ...more "
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Child Wonder by Roy Jacobsen
Child Wonder
by Roy Jacobsen
read in October, 2011
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"Child Wonder" is the story of a boy, his widowed mother, and her reckless decision to take her stepdaughter into their household.

There is something not quite right with the little girl: "Linda was not of this world," the child narrator, Finn, tells
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A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
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Can you not be sure of what's going on and still like a book?

The packaging of "A Possible Life" hints at something other than a collection of short stories: "A Novel in Five Parts."

After a pleasurable once-through, highwayscribery is not exactly sure
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Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano
Loteria: A Novel
by Mario Alberto Zambrano (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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You don't need a set of Loteria cards to tell you family influences are decisive and, in the worst cases, fatal.

Mario Alberto Zambrano's “Loteria” is a novel of dark family drama rooted in a father's alcoholism.

The family's violent unraveling is re
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Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
Prayers for the Stolen
by Jennifer Clement (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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“Prayers for the Stolen” is a novel about innocence being violated with impunity, because it is innocence, and it is good, and it is weak.

If you are in the habit of shrugging off sanguinary stories of Mexican mass murder as the woes of people who pr
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“To keep a secret is to lie every time."

La Vedette, Gloriella”
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“If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.”
John F. Kennedy

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