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“Portrait: Arley, Alabama 1930s”

Final Judge’s introPortrait: Arley, Alabama, 1930s Richly textured in an abbreviated epistle format, “Portrait: Arley, Alabama, 1930s” offers readers three intimate snapshots of one woman’s rural lifestyle in Depression era Alabama. Delivered through the confident, matter-of-fact narration of a female protagonist, the sheer beauty of this piece is its efficient use of locally specific language […]