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In 'Goldengrove,' a family slowly lets go of grief

FRANCINE PROSE FRANCINE PROSE (STEPHANIE BERGER)
By Jessica Treadway
September 21, 2008

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Goldengrove By Francine Prose Harper, 275 pp., $24.95 In a novel about a tragedy, few writers can render a sentence such as "The thought of bacon made me think there might be a reason to go on living" without it coming across as errant flippancy. Francine Prose is one of them. By the time we witness her character Nico's inkling, ... (Full article: 886 words)

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