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By B. J. Hollars

Disturbed through tales of drownings within the river in the back of his domestic in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, author B. J. Hollars combed the documents of neighborhood newspapers in simple terms to find substantial discrepancies in articles concerning the deaths. In homage to Michael Lesy’s cult vintage, Wisconsin loss of life journey, Hollars pairs stories from past due 19th- and early twentieth-century newshounds with fictional models, making a hybrid textual content whole with proof, lies, and quite a lot of blurring in among. Charles Van Schaick’s macabre, staged images from the period look along the dispatches, additional complicating the messiness of heritage and the bounds of truth.

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B. J. Hollars is an assistant professor of English on the college of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. His most modern e-book is beginning the doorways: The Desegregation of the collage of Alabama and the struggle for Civil Rights in Tuscaloosa.

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