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Review of ‘Chig and the Second Spread’

Minerva Kalpin, the star of the new Depression-era novel Chig and the Second Spread, is so tiny that her nickname is Chigger, after the little red insect that lives in the hills around her hometown, Niplak. Niplak might be small, with only about 100 families sprinkled through the hills, but Chig loves it. She's a…

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