THE SILK CITY SERIES pulls readers into the everyday lives of working-class residents of Paterson, New Jersey. Originally published serially in Nelson's acclaimed zine "Silk City Series," this collection presents a diverse cross-section of characters. The stories capture a post-industrial city in a state usually not known for its beauty, while encompassing universal struggles of the underclass. In teh haert of a city, where wealth lies in the surrounding suburbs, neighbors live on top of each other. Families struggle to stick together. Most find solace in each other. And the city, a character itself, changes all who reside in its boundaries.
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