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Dirtbag, Massachusetts by Isaac Fitzgerald

Isaac Fitzgerald grabs readers’ attention with the title of his memoir and never lets go. He’s a mesmerizing storyteller who deploys unexpected delights from his very first line … He fills the 12 essays in Dirtbag, Massachusetts with heaping helpings of humor, joy, pain, sorrow, grace and insight. Throughout, Fitzgerald writes in carefully chosen prose … Fitzgerald joins the ranks of some of the very best memoirists, including Tobias Wolff, Tara Westover and Dani Shapiro. This entertaining and thoughtful book reveals Fitzgerald’s talents as a master craftsman of unusual insight and will leave readers eager for more. Read more

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