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Western Lit: Memoir ‘Narrow River, Wide Sky’ Shows What It’s Like to Be Poor in the Shadow of Luxury

In her poignant memoir Narrow River, Wide Sky, Jenny Forrester unflinchingly shares the gritty details of what she calls her “American trailer trash Republican childhood” in rural Colorado, and the serpentine path she takes to escape the violence that defined her youth. Most other books on rural poverty published during the rise of Donald Trump […]