CLOSE RANGE, BY ANNIE PROULX (1999)

"He gets up, scratching the grey wedge of belly and pubic hair". That's how the third sentence of "Brokeback Mountain" (the short story) starts, and I just could not get past it. I must have been twelve or thirteen. I had been a voracious reader for the entirety of my childhood, but, during my tween … Continue reading CLOSE RANGE, BY ANNIE PROULX (1999)

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