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By David R. Pichaske

Pichaske’s tales take us from the halls of academe to small-town Minnesota to a bit village at the fringe of the Bavarian nationwide woodland. talking in voices of a farmer correct out of Deliverance, a disgruntled Professor of English, and his puppy Harley, Pichaske says what many folks imagine, yet few have the braveness to claim. whereas he's particularly powerful on info of heritage, position, and language, the hard-nosed knowledge his narrators supply transcends position or even time.   

From "Daisy":
Look—there are consistently goals. And in goals the last word purity: by way of now she can be fats and 40, stretch marks, gray hair, 3 young children. The ravages of time, you know?  examine you and me: now not precisely the brilliant and emerging stars we have been two decades in the past, eh? yet in goals, the years are invisible. humans by no means age in dreams.

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