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By John D'Agata

"Unquestionably paintings, a wide ranging piece of writing."—Charles Bock, The long island occasions booklet Review whilst John D'Agata is helping his mom circulation to Las Vegas one summer season, he starts to keep on with a narrative concerning the federal government's plan to shop nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain; the result's a startling portrait that compels a reexamination of the way forward for human existence.

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