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Ricco Villanueva Siasoco has published fiction in the North American Review, Flyway, The Boston Phoenix, and is forthcoming in the anthology Take Out (Asian American Writers' Workshop, 2001). He lives in Boston and received his MFA from Bennington College.

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Mary and O’Neil

Issue No. 48 ~ May, 2001

In his first collection of fiction, Justin Cronin proves himself a deft chronicler of everyday American life. The eight connected stories in Mary and O’Neil find their nexus in the character of O’Neil Burke, who, in the beginning of the book, is a smart, amiable …