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Paperback, 88 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Gold Wake Press
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Am I biased? I am biased. To think of him is to think of the line from Stand by Me (or The Body, but I never read that): “I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve.” In a wine box in a bedroom back along the Whippanong lies his cover drawing of the first issue of June Ink, a comic we dreamed up where our middle school teacher had telekinetic powers. (The June Chronicles is a subject worthy of some future discussion.) So when I flip through the pages of This Is Not Ab ...more
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Nick Ripatrazone is the author of two books of poetry, Oblations and This Is Not About Birds (Gold Wake Press 2012), and a book of non-fiction about contemporary Catholic literature and culture, The Fine Delight (Cascade Books 2013).

His forthcoming novellas include This Darksome Burn (firthFORTH 2013) and We Will Listen For You (CCM Press 2015).

His fiction has appeared in Esquire and The Kenyon R
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