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Joseph Raffetto

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Santa Maria, The United States
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Joe Raffetto earned a B.A. in Comparative Literature from San Diego State University. He lives in Los Angeles and can be found online @noovella on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

Average rating: 4.63 · 8 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works
The Girl from Summer and Ot...

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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“All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.”
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“She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.”
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“She poured us some more Scotch. It didn't seem to affect her any more than water affects Boulder Dam.”
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message 4: by Steve

Steve Sarner Super excited to dive into Inside Orwell! :)


Sarah (Presto agitato) Joseph wrote: "Hi Sarah,

Yes! Loved your review of Homage to Catalonia.

Happy New Year!

Joe"


Thank you! And a Happy New Year to you too!


Joseph Raffetto Hi Sarah,

Yes! Loved your review of Homage to Catalonia.

Happy New Year!

Joe


Sarah (Presto agitato) Hi, thanks for the friend request! It's always nice to meet another Orwell fan.


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