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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 81–88.
Published: 01 November 2009
... with Margaret after she graduated and moved to the city a year ago: weekends here on Hester Street and weeknights at Margaret’s place uptown. Even when they didn’t have sex for weeks at a time, even when they went to bed and woke up at radically different hours, Margaret held off the pointlessness...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 7–8.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Shaindel Beers © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Shaindel Beers “HA!” There’s so much wrong with a country where a woman dying of ovarian cancer has to work forty hours a week at Dollar General; and with the stock boy...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 49–54.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to be rediscovered years into the future. He explains that people do it so they can be surprised by how much things have changed, or to remember things that may soon be forgotten. Which is why, he says, it is so impor- tant to make memories, so you will have something to put into the time capsule. Later that week...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 40–49.
Published: 01 May 2011
... colored pictures of her and him in his sailor’s suit, but he didn’t bring the suit with him because it was a blessing to get out of it when he was off duty. When he come to Nash Hollow for nearly a whole week he was wearing black clothes and had some in his suitcase, which he took out and put...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 30–39.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and was informed by a young woman that while the previous owners had indeed gone bankrupt, they were fortunately bought out by a cherry farm that is just as committed to their mission as they were. It was also, she said, an excellent opportunity to diversify. Within the first couple of weeks without it, my lips...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 11.
Published: 01 May 2007
... encircles and rises past as, down here, I inhale the sour odor of rain on dry asphalt —a scent dense as a mown hayfield’s Five months in an auto parts warehouse, three in a tire dealership, six weeks on a roadside brushing contract Also...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 17.
Published: 01 May 2007
...-sympathizing Metro police. Sixteen weeks: Felicia Viradamo pushes off a car in feigned injury; a contract worker is fired for having a rifle in his truck. We spend three weeks in court for company violations and get our butts handed to us when Soots has no video. The letter...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
... hours a week for most of those years, more or less voluntarily. There are plenty of enforcement mechanisms to make sure that most faculty will teach, serve, and do scholarship in some rough proportion to their abilities and inclination, but after a quarter-century of strict selection...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 45.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Adelina Rose Gowans © 2021 Adelina Rose Gowans 2021 Adelina Rose Gowans enter:light not as in whiteness, but heat unyielding and apocalyptic a miracle: once, at the feed store, i held a week-old chick against my chest. it trembled like a brown paper bag full of bees. i thought: what...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 8.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Shaindel Beers © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 the minnesota review tells the stock boy, “Steve, don’t think that couldn’t happen to your girlfriend someday,” and not a week later, she has a miscarriage, and he has to drive her to the hospital where...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 41–53.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of estrangement. I have since found that only one of these prognoses is true. The next week we viewed drunk driving movies suitable for co-ed audiences. Robin sat two rows over and one seat up. The girl next to her (I could say Jane Celovsky for literary convenience...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 7–15.
Published: 01 May 2016
... smoke. I open the lock on unit 15, step inside. It’s empty —an​ aluminum box, elevator size. I close the door, unzip my leather jacket —​a guy pawned Biggar  11 it last week and Sal let me keep it, like the new Nikes in my size a few months back. I...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and wharves that run some two dozen blocks along the river caught fire and burned for three weeks. With everything to the north and to the east having marinated in a hellbroth of saltwater, raw sewage, and gasoline, and the southern border of the neighborhood hav- ing burned down to the waterline...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2008
... undergraduate suggests a default condition: only two in ten don’t work at all, whereas fully half work an average of twenty-five hours per week, and the other third works full time or more, often at multiple jobs. There are reasons for students to shoulder such heavy...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 43–52.
Published: 01 November 2021
... a week to clean, at first. There was often little to do but go over the clean surfaces I d run over a couple of days before. There were HEPA machines in each room and some kind of ionizer in the bedroom and living room. Her big bay windows were treated with a UV film to protect her from sunlight...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 141–157.
Published: 01 May 2005
... not be able to devote all their time to them. When you're doing forty books a year, that's about one a week, and that's not counting the ones you're looking at and the ones you reject as well as accept. Wissoker Rejections take a lot of time. I probably turn down twenty-five or thirty things a week...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
...?” “Stress maybe. Constricts the bladder. But the lump is what concerns me. We need to find out what it is.” Two weeks from now I will have my first operation ever. 42 the minnesota review The room is small and mostly pale green like the center of pistachio Jell-O, with two...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 8–15.
Published: 01 November 2020
... basically forgot about it until the next time. About three weeks later, I found an unfamiliar pair of socks in my sock drawer. It wasn t the kind I could ve confused for one of mine: the pair had a golden- brown argyle pattern, almost garish in my drawer of uninspired navies and blacks. It was about 6:15...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 20–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... fists against the rotting table and cries, Everybody’s a winnah! The girls giggle, dropping their women’s masks into their hands, unable to see how young they are, poised between childhood 22 the minnesota review and womanhood, blush-ripe on the plucking branch. As with every week...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 9–13.
Published: 01 May 2009
... with him the skin of a vole he had killed with the shovel. “This will keep us warm,” the guy said. “I will keep us warm,” the girl answered. The guy and the girl stayed in the bed for weeks without moving. They changed into what they wanted to become...