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Review of ‘The Virgin of Flames’

Though Chris Abani is a foreigner by birth, he has artfully exposed Los Angeles' heart of darkness in The Virgin of Flames, the follow-up to his acclaimed debut, Graceland, which was a Today Book Club pick, a Hemingway/PEN Prize winner and a selection of the Los Angeles Times' Best Books of 2004.

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