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Stars at Noon-V427

Denis Johnson. Vintage Books USA, $5.95 (181pp) ISBN 978-0-394-75427-7

In this novel set in Nicaragua, a nameless young American woman supports herself by whoring and seeks to flee the country she hates with one of her customers. PW was disappointed in this ""inferior work'' by the author of the well-received novels Angels and Fiskadoro. (January)