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Rust Belt and Other Stories is a collection of stories exploring characters in the bleak moments when social oppression challenge the perceived meaning of their lives. The disenchantments are influenced by distinctive settings, which set the tone for the stories. Place is an active force shaping the protagonists and adding to the nuance of character relationships, dialogue and philosophical outlooks.
Slager, Rachel D., "Rust Belt and Other Stories" (2017). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 2358.