ANGELS LAUNDROMAT by Lucia Berlin
Turtle Island Foundation, 1981 First edition, 86 pp., 5" X 8" Softcover
Very good +
Rare copy of Berlin's first collection of short stories published by Turtle Island Foundation, Berkely.
"Berlin's literary model is Checkhov but there are extra-literary models too, including the extended jazz solo, with its surges, convolutions, and asides. This is writing of a very high order." —August Kleinzahler, London Review of Books