Published 06/07/2012, Duluth News Tribune
In “Summer and Smoke,” Alma Winemiller is on the fast track to spinsterhood. The reverend’s daughter is, and always has been, hung up on neighbor John Buchanan Jr. He has followed in his father’s medical footsteps, but is distracted by card games, booze and women. When they come into contact, Alma is dizzy with love for Buchanan and disapproval of his late-night lifestyle.Word count: 225
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