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“The Sightseers,” by David Gilbert
“For the most part the biggest sin was the old sin of being ugly Americans.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: If you liked this story, we think you will enjoy “Another Manhattan,” by Donald Antrim, from 2008.
David Gilbert on the themes of his story in this week’s issue.
The author reads his story on the Writer’s Voice podcast.
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