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Shameless

When she was eight years old, Megan Strehle conceived an unnatural passion for Tamas Preltz, a fifteen-year-old apprentice butcher in the town where her father took vegetables to the local farmers’ market. She would beg her father to bring her along when he loaded his Ford half-ton pickup with cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, summer squash, beans and brussels sprouts.

Theatre of Incest

When, as a child, I first caught sight of my mother naked, I thought she was being punished.

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 07-JAN 08

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