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Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work

Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work: Stories - Jason Brown The eleven stories of Jason Brown's collection Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work are linked by their setting in the fictional Maine town of Vaughn, and by their interest in young people navigating treacherous waters (both literally and figuratively). Though presented mostly in the realistic voice of contemporary short fiction (echoes of Carver and Dubus are clear), the stories also evoke earlier works of American short fiction.Full review