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I received this advance copy from Graywolf Galley Club The writing format is unusual sort of prose poetry, but it works The 149 page story takes place in a resort community where there are the townies and the wealthy part timers The teens occupy themselves with alcohol, drugs, and sex, while parents let it happen The narrator is focused on an incident where a local girl drowned during a night of partying She rehashes her own involvement [[ READ BOOK ]] ⇲ Machine ✙ A Haunting Story Of Guilt And Blame In The Wake Of A Drowning, The First Novel By The Author OfSpectacleSusan Steinberg S First Novel, Machine, Is A Dazzling And Innovative Leap Forward For A Writer Whose Most Recent Book, Spectacle, Gained Her A Rapturous Following Machine Revolves Around A Group Of Teenagers Both Locals And Wealthy Out Of Towners During A Single Summer At The Shore Steinberg Captures The Pressures And Demands Of This World In A Voice That Effortlessly Slides From Collective To Singular, As One Girl Recounts A Night On Which Another Girl Drowned Hoping To Assuage Her Guilt And Evade A Similar Fate, She Pieces Together The Details Of This Tragedy, As Well As The Breakdown Of Her Own Family, And Learns That No One, Not Even She, Is BlamelessA Daring Stylist, Steinberg Contrasts Semicolon Studded Sentences With Short Lines That Race Down The Page This Restless Approach Gains Focus And Power Through A Sharply Drawn Narrative That Ferociously Interrogates Gender, Class, Privilege, And The Disintegration Of Identity In The Shadow Of Trauma Machine Is The Kind Of Novel Relentless And Bold That Only Susan Steinberg Could Have Written thoughts coming