Our newest title is Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein’s most ambitious work yet.
In bookstores March 2013.
“Diversey is a worthwhile link between Theodore Dreiser and Nelson Algren.”
“Diversey is an engaging read. But where has this gem been hiding?”
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The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter tells the story of a family of Jewish Hungarian immigrants who settle in Chicago in the first half of the twentieth century. Cecil Slaughter, the patriarch, rises from poverty to raise a prosperous family.
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