So much dig and so much love. Excerpt? Word.
"I detected hints of Sherwood Anderson’s, Winesburg, Ohio, or Edgar Lee
Masters’, Spoon River Anthology, in that through glimpses of these
characters’ lives, we are able to see a larger picture of a place. There
were also hints of Raymond Carver detected in the stories. Like much of
Carver’s work, they were intense and portrayed a gritty realism."