WELL WORTH THE READ

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SO PRETTY IN PINK

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AND MIGHTY TASTY TOO

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CHRISTOPHER RICE’S DEBUT COMING-OF-AGE OF A BULLIED YOUTH NOVEL

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POLICE TERRORISM AND POETS’ NARCISSISM IN MID-1950S SAN FRANCISCO

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