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The Angle

Article Title

Escape in the Wilderness

First Page

20

Last Page

21

Abstract

In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.

"Out on her deck overlooking the wilderness, the mother was looking for her son. Her 13-year-old ran away again. She figured he was somewhere out in the back of their five acres, but she had no idea where. She clutched her whiskey glass and lit a cigarette. She screamed his name in a voice that sounded like she had a sore throat. She listened for a response as she finished her drink. In her Mrs. cleaver house dress and white ruffled apron, she thought to herself, boy is he going to get it."

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