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Ask the Dust

Ask the Dust - John Fante, Charles Bukowski I don't think I have the right adjectives to review this book. This slim novel is dense but there is not a superfluous word or turn of phrase. Ask the Dust is all at once a tragic love story; a cultural examination; a criticism of Catholicism; and the sad plight of immigrants trying to achieve the American Dream. It is raw and realistic fiction, and it as relevant now as it was in 1939.