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Book Review: OCEAN STATE by Jean McGarry

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Local author Jean McGarry’s new collection of short stories, Ocean State (Johns Hopkins University Press: 2010), explores the bonds of family and community in the nation’s smallest state, Rhode Island. Her characters are drawn through the lenses of life’s major happenings — birth, death, marriage — and through these events her characters expand. They are [...]     Read More →