The Book's Title
According to a brief forward, this name is a quote from a song by 1960s songwriter Lou Reed.
Drugs and Alcoholappears in All Stories
These objects play defining roles in the action of several of the stories in this collection, particularly Out on Bail, Dundun, and Emergency.
Iowaappears in Several Stories
This location, renowned for its flatness and its agricultural and rural sensibilities, is the setting for several of the stories. Its stark landscape providing an evocative backdrop for the equally stark narratives of human desperation set against it.
Seattleappears in Several Stories
This location on the north west coast of the United States is generally wet and lush.
The Vineappears in Several Stories
This location is a lower/working class bar and is the setting for important encounters in several stories. It is portrayed as a kind of haven, a safe place where people...
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