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Available online. html. Accessed May 6, 2009. ———. Skin: Talking about Sex, Class and Literature. : Firebrand Books, 1994. ———. Trash. : Firebrand Books, 1988. ———. Two or Three Things I Know for Sure. New York: Dutton, 1995. ———. The Women Who Hate Me. : Long Haul Press, 1983. Dorothy Allison Web site. Available online. net. Accessed May 6, 2009. Sherwin, Elisabeth. ” Printed Matter (February 8, 1998). Available online. html. Stover, Mary Ann. ” Printed Matter (February 8, 1998). Wilkinson, Kathleen.

Wideman uses this saying as a controlling METAPHOR 10/15/09 2:29:16 PM 22 ALLUSION for these stories of family, friends, and community members dealing with the pain and anguish of racism in contemporary America. The stories in the collection comment on and support one another through the power of memory and connection just as members of a family or a community sustain their own. Thus these stories do not reflect a single narrative voice but, in typical postmodern fashion (see POSTMODERNISM) many voices.

10/15/09 2:29:17 PM 24 AMERICAN ADAM Hynes, Samuel. ” In The Soldiers’ Tale. Bearing Witness to Modern War, 177–222. New York: Penguin Press, 1997. O’Brien, Tim. ” In The Norton Book of Modern War, edited by Paul Fussell, 741–756. New York: Norton, 1991. ———. Going After Cacciato. 1978. Reprint, New York: Broadway Books, 1999. ———. If I Die in a Combat Zone Box Me Up and Ship Me Home. 1973. Reprint, New York: Broadway Books, 1999. ———. In the Lake of the Woods. 1994. Reprint, New York/ London: Penguin Books, 1995.

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