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- Julie Hecht
- Fiction, Short Stories
In linked stories mostly set in Nantucket, Mass., the unnamed narrator tries to cope with her many phobias (of meat, germs, Republicans) in Happy Trails to You.
The prickly, lonely protagonist struggles to connect with two women over herbal remedies in the touching ”Cramp Bark.”
Julie Hecht can be droll, but her narrator’s relentless neuroses ultimately grate. B-