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Posts Tagged: excerpt

Rumpus Exclusive: “Kristy’s Invisible Hand and Das Baby-Sitters Club Kapital”

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The babysitters inspired me, and Kristy’s entrepreneurial vision seemed plain yet elegant; easy-to-follow, too.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Soft Butch”

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For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be strong, to be tough. I didn’t want to be soft.

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Rumpus Exclusive: Excerpts from Execute the Office

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I am standing at the entrance to American History.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Dear G.B.”

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There are many ways to be ripped to shreds.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Neither Wicked Witch nor Fairy Godmother”

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[W]hat was going wrong? Why were our stories not being written or published?

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Mira Returns to Athens”

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How had he seen me upon this initial meeting? How had I seen him?

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Rumpus Exclusive: “The Beautiful Dead”

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It was personal, as the detectives on my favorite shows always said.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Lisbon, the Truncated City”

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Our love of the superfluous is helpful in better understanding ourselves.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Journalists Invade Former Soviet Union”

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The missionaries seemed concerned. I figured it was too late for that.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “First Amendment (in the moment, grotesquely exotic)”

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I am not certain where I was when I first heard about the marketplace of ideas.

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