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Quotes from a New Yorker Article

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Today there is a craft-coffee shop across the street, on the first floor of a building from 1898, which was home to the S. H. Kress & Co. department store. During a recent renovation, workers found … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: The Peculiar Institution

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The city of Savannah abounds in parks, as they are called—squares, fenced in, with trees. Young children and infants were there, with very respectable colored nurses—young women, with bandanna and plaid cambric turbans, and superior in … Continue reading

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Notes on “Skin Game”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Skin Game” has the modest charm of a joshing tall tale or a comic folk ballad. Given its premise, which involves a bi-racial duo of con men who repeatedly allow the black partner to be sold into slavery … Continue reading

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