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Transcending the familiar saga of addiction, recovery

By Madison Smartt Bell
Globe Correspondent / November 29, 2009

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Michelle Huneven’s third novel, “Blame,’’ is a story of addiction and recovery. In fact, Huneven’s previous two books also involve wrenching battles with alcohol. “Round Rock’’ is set at a drying-out farm, and one of the principals in her second book, “Jamesland,’’ is also recovering, out in the world. Such situations are full of stories almost ready-made, since AA and ... (Full article: 801 words)

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