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Our November Readers’ Review panel discusses the 2002 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. It’s a tragicomic look at the hopes, disappointments, and humanity of life among the working class in a decaying mill town.
- Faye Moskowitz English Deptartment Chair at George Washington University
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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