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Review: ‘Nobody Gets Out Alive’ by Leigh Newman

Debut short story collection uncovers Alaskan oddities

Lifelong Alaska resident Leigh Newman.
In lifelong Alaska resident Leigh Newman's excellent debut story collection, “Nobody Gets Out Alive,” she writes of her home state with a wry, effortless flair. Newman's Alaska is a mixed-up, contingent, irreducible place, rich with contradiction and overlapping realities. (Photo courtesy of Nina Subin)
By Michael Byers CDN Contributor
Long ago, during the first Clinton Administration, your friendly critic, then a mild-mannered Seattl
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