On the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Barry Gifford’s international bestseller Wild at Heart, as well as on the anniversary of the Cannes Palme d’Or–winning film adaptation by director David Lynch, Sailor & Lula: The Complete Novels presents all seven of the novels and novellas that comprise the saga of Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, “the Romeo and Juliet of the South”: Wild at Heart, Perdita Durango (also made into a feature film), Sailor’s Holiday, Sultans of Africa, Consuelo’s Kiss, Bad Day for the Leopard Man, and The Imagination of the Heart. The author of more than forty published works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have been translated into twenty-eight languages, Barry Gifford is one of the few contemporary American writers whose characters are familiar to audiences around the world. Gifford lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
Barry gives an overview of the book:
Barry Gifford’s novels have been translated into twenty-eight languages. His book Night People was awarded the Premio Brancati in Italy, and he has been the recipient of awards from PEN, the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Library Association, the...