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The Galaxie and Other Rides

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Fiction. Set primarily in post-industrial Detroit, these stories paint a portrait of the ways in which war and industry are co-implicated in the characters' struggles. "Woods," for example, is told in the voice of a young woman whose brother is suffering from Gulf War Syndrome; their family is relocated when the government claims their land for the development of a missile ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published June 20th 2012 by Livingston Press (first published June 18th 2012)
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Aug 04, 2014 Richard Derus rated it really liked it
Rating: 4.5* of five
***ANYONE WHO LIKES THE SOUND OF THIS BOOK*** (and I hope that's anyone who reads my reviews)

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**IN MY TOP FIVE READS OF 2012**

The UK Book-A-Day meme, a book a day for August 2014, is the goad I'm using to get through my snit-based unwritten SF-book reviews. Today's prompt, the third for the month, is a favorite collection of short stories. I can't get these out of my mind. I'd say that qualif
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