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They Always Leave: Stories

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If Bukowski and Flannery O'Connor would have had a child and read it only Raymond Carver for his bedtime stories, then this collection would have been the result. Dark and relevant to this detached generation, They Always Leave shows us the inevitability of everyone we know leaving us in some manner and the tragic comedy of human actions that comes along with it. In the se ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Allweareis Publishing
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Roof Alexander
Jul 22, 2013 Roof Alexander rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I loved it, but then again, I wrote it. If you just had someone leave you then the therapy is in these words. Bleak with a single ray of hope coming through.
Elizabeth
Read it three times! So dang good every time. Check out the short 'Empty Pockets' Brilliant!
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Roof Alexander is an American novelist and short story writer, His first release was a short story collection titled, They Always Leave. Alexander calls Brooklyn his home where he helps lead the current artistic movement with his novel To Be Heard: A Story about Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His latest novel The Arrogance of Uselessness is about "having the courage to be an absolute nobody."

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