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Sarah Relyea

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Sarah Relyea is the author of Playground Zero, a novel set in the late 1960s. Sarah grew up in Berkeley during the counterculture movement of the 1960s. As a young girl, she went to the infamous Altamont concert and frequented Telegraph Avenue. She would soon swap California's psychedelic scene for studying English literature at Harvard. A PhD who has taught at universities in New York and Taiwan, she has long addressed questions of identity in her writing, including in her book of literary criticism, Outsider Citizens: The Remaking of Postwar Identity in Wright, Beauvoir, and Baldwin. Sarah lives in Brooklyn, New York, but she spends time in Northern California. ...more

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Published on November 03, 2022 11:26
Average rating: 3.61 · 41 ratings · 16 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Playground Zero

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Broadsided in Bali by Kate McVaugh
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McVaugh’s unpredictable plot and amusingly offbeat characters made it hard to put this book down. Raquel and Magdelene come to Bali hoping for a few days of fun and coffee-fueled shopping. These seasoned travelers are staying at the Lotus Yoga Resort ...more
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Rocked in Time by Charles Degelman
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Degelman’s novel is a humorous and insightful story about the late 1960s and its edgy blend of art, politics, and sexual discovery. I was immediately engaged by the central character, a young man whose search for intelligent life beyond the stuffy Iv ...more
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