By Ryan Ridge
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Tony Ardizzone writes of the moments in our lives that shine, that burn within the dim expanse of reminiscence with the depth and shiny mild of the night information. the boys and girls in those tales are inclined to set up their days, order their pasts, plan their futures within the mild of such moments, discovering epiphanies within the gleaming reminiscence of a father’s giggle or a mother’s repeated tale, in a damaged date or a rained-out ball video game.
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American Homes (21St Century Prose) by Ryan Ridge