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The Effect of Centrifugal Forces

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The Effect of Centrifugal Forces

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Author: Maureen F. McHugh
Publisher: Publishing, 2012
Small Beer Press, 2011

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
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In "The Effect of Centrifugal Forces," a teenage girl trapped in American suburbia grimly watches one of her mothers succumb to a brain-destroying disease carried by processed chicken nuggets. Her other relatives are even worse off, creating a landscape of sorrow and self-abuse that makes normal societal functions seem completely alien.

This story originally appeared in the collection After the Apocalypse: Stories (2011).

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The Effect of Centrifugal Forces

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