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Jason Tinney's 'Ripple Meets The Deep,' a short story collection suffused with music

Jason Tinney's 'Ripple Meets The Deep,' a short story collection suffused with music

Life is a constant stream of transitions. Whether it is aging, growing closer, or growing apart, we’re always either coming or going.  Jason Tinney sets his latest collection of stories right on these transitions with his book  “Ripple Meets the Deep” (City Lit Press). The title alludes to the ideal spot for his characters to fish on Deep Creek Lake, right on the channel, “between ten and twenty-two feet deep.”  Tinney has a knack for keeping his characters out on the lake, unsatisfied, trying desperately to prove that they can catch a fish.

The stories are set throughout the United States, mostly off rural exits from the highway.  But Tinney...

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