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Sheer Cardigan and Avenida Amsterdam, paintings by Peter F. Gross, whose work was on view in January at Linda Hodges Gallery, in Seattle. Courtesy the artist and Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the May 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”