Patron saint of lost girls /

It's the Midwest in the 1970-80s, and Mary is growing up in Detroit, where the recession hits hard and jobs are scarce. In this set of linked stories, Mary tries to conjure the spirits of protection to confront economic struggle, violence, addiction, and death. Mary moves to cities across the M...

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Main Author: Aitken, Maureen,
Format: Book
Published: Cape Giradeau, MO : Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2018.
Physical Description: 159 pages ; 23 cm
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