Camaro City by Alan Sternberg

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A collection of stories tells of life in a factory city after the factories have all closed down, and the cultural turmoil in a surviving, working-class community that refuses to believe it has become a relic.

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published July 1, 1994 by Harcourt. 219 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In his first collection of short stories, award-winning journalist Sternberg writes with unsentimental understanding about working-class life in Connecticut.

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The economic blight that has devastated southeastern Connecticut's old industrial towns forms the backdrop for this debut collection about the problems of blue-collar workers in hard times.

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After learning this, Brunet yells at his neighbor, whose name is Morjassian, and we know that some of Brunet's anger lies in the fact that the immigrants now living in this part of town are more often from the Middle East and Puerto Rico than from Europe.

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