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Labaza, Christopher (Spring 2022)

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Cross Fire is a collection of short stories seeking to examine what it means to come of age for a generation of Southerners bombarded by political polarization, technological revolution, and cultural reckoning. Family, love, and loss, culture, technology, and politics intertwine over the course of six stories as young protagonists try to find their way through the rapidly-evolving crossfire of modern American life. The stories invite the reader to ponder who these characters are, how they came to be, and what they will become. 

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Living History                                                                                             1


Homestead                                                                                                   16


Kingsnake                                                                                                    29                              


Cross Fire                                                                                                    42


Friday Night Light                                                                                     59


When You Die                                                                                             67

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