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"The Devil's Treasure" is a tale of a young girl visiting Hell from acclaimed writer Mary Gaitskill's novel-in-progress.

"Now Ginger was not Ginger. She was starved hurting limbs. She was a dried sore mouth and eyes. She was a straining heart. She was legs that stumbled as they were pulled forward by the mass of driven bodies."

In his editor's note, founding editor of Electr
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Kindle Edition, 16 pages
Published July 16th 2012 by Electric Literature
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Mary Gaitskill is an American author of essays, short stories and novels. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Esquire, The Best American Short Stories (1993 and 2006), and The O. Henry Prize Stories (1998). She married writer Peter Trachtenberg in 2001. As of 2005, she lived in New York City; Gaitskill has previously lived in Toronto, San Francisco, and Marin County, CA, as ...more
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