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Queen of the Country
D.G.K. Goldberg
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Queen of the Country

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This isn't your daddy's collection of dark fiction. In fact, it's your mama's. From the suicide bombers of Palestine to the whooping fans of NASCAR, Kelly Goldberg was the queen of the country where pink drinks were sacraments and everyone slept till noon. Read along with her tour, and find out the secrets behind the melungeon moon, the fate of Princess Di, and what it ...more
175 pages
Published 2008 by Prime Books
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May 08, 2015 Eli rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction, collections, 2008
How I wanted to love this book. After all, I may never again get to say, "This is a book with a picture of me on the cover." Alas, it is not to be. In a couple stories, particularly "Last Exit to Darlington," goldberg (like e.e. cummings, she eschewed capitalization) seems to want to inherit Flannery O'Connor's "Southern Gothic" mantle. But O'Connor created complex, multi-dimensional characters that readers could care about. goldberg's characters are infinite repetitions of themselves: the same ...more
Apr 05, 2009 Paul rated it it was amazing
A wonderful writer and an amazing person. She'll be missed.
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