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Elizabeth Stromme

Today's LA Times has a nice obit of writer Elizabeth Stromme, whose passing also was noted in LA Observed last week. Stromme's novel Joe's Word is one of the best evocations I've encountered of Echo Park, weaving together the seedy storefront culture (not all seedy, of course) and down and out hipster-dom in a way that rang particularly true for me. Stromme lived in Echo Park.

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