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2 Фев 2013
Late in the Standoff

Автор: Tracy Daugherty

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In this, his third collection, Tracy Daugherty focuses on social and cultural forces shaping people's intimate behavior.

Set in Texas and Oklahoma, the stories and novella suggest that even politics is a kind of family squabble whose elusive solutions often come from unexpected quarters.

In &quote;Power Lines,&quote; a young man's sexual awakening in Midland, Texas, coincides with lessons about heroism and loyalty one hot summer that is suddenly seared with violence.

In &quote;The Standoff,&quote; a retired politician and his asthmatic grandson rediscover their bond on a trip to a small Oklahoma town where the old man has been asked to settle an &quote;Indian dispute.

&quote; In &quote;Cotton Flat Road,&quote; a brother and sister lift the lid on their differences as he discovers her secret life across the tracks in the Texas oil town they grew up in.

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