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Literary roadhouse enjoyed analyzing drinking coffee elsewhere by zz packer while maya and gerald enjoyed the short story, anais and rammy had some issues. The clear-voiced humanity of packer's characters, mostly black teenage girls, resonates unforgettably through the eight stories of this accomplished debut collection. Things simply made all of them cry and sigh, writes zz packer, halfway through building the tension around four disjointed foreigners sharing a one-room tokyo flat.
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Zz packer has a largeness from dina starving in japan in geese to holly-roller doris who confronts endemic racism in doris is coming to a misanthrope dina. Drinking coffee elsewhere by zz packer available in hardcover on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews geese 189 doris is coming 211.