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A Messy Job I Never Did See a Girl Do

A Messy Job I Never Did See a Girl Do Hope pervades all these stories despite the fact that the adolescent girls in them often lead less than idyllic even frightening lives in frightening times A good part of that hope derives from Ms R

  • Title: A Messy Job I Never Did See a Girl Do
  • Author: Mary Jane Ryals
  • ISBN: 9780942979596
  • Page: 301
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hope pervades all these stories, despite the fact that the adolescent girls in them often lead less than idyllic, even frightening lives in frightening times A good part of that hope derives from Ms Ryal s lyricism through it we understand that the girls all burn with an inner strength that will carry them through the abuse, the death, the racism, and the alcoholism theHope pervades all these stories, despite the fact that the adolescent girls in them often lead less than idyllic, even frightening lives in frightening times A good part of that hope derives from Ms Ryal s lyricism through it we understand that the girls all burn with an inner strength that will carry them through the abuse, the death, the racism, and the alcoholism they must endure in their lives as crackers growing up in Florida s panhandle.

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    1. Bone-shaking gut-wrenching multi-colored anthology of north Florida short stories. From pretty grim to wry to surreal, with troughs of soul and seawater and horse love and growing up. Not for the faint-hearted. Although published as fiction, the places and feelings are real. Maybe realer. Ryals is a master of observation and dialect. ‘Lobsterboy’ is the most incredible story I’ve read all year. Warning: do not read before bedtime.What the hell kind of world is this where Ryals earns her li [...]

    2. A wonderful collection of stories, that mostly are told from the perspective of pre-adolescent to adolescent girls about life as a poor cracker growing up in north Florida in the 50s, or so, era (although there are exceptions). I found most of the stories very moving. There is some wonderful stories of navigating the tricky waters of race as a young person.Personal subject matter note: I was reminded of 'No Disrespect' and how in the world of the very poor, be it rural or urban, it tends to be a [...]

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