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The Rooster Trapped in the Reptile Room: A Barry Gifford Reader
The Rooster Trapped in the Reptile Room: A Barry Gifford Reader
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Mar.01.2003
  • 9781583225257
  • Seven Stories Press

Barry gives an overview of the book:

“Everything I have to say about race and religion and politics is in the novels,” declares Barry Gifford. The Rooster gathers generous portions of all thirteen novels and novellas, along with essays, a screenplay excerpt, and much more.
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“Everything I have to say about race and religion and politics is in the novels,” declares Barry Gifford. The Rooster gathers generous portions of all thirteen novels and novellas, along with essays, a screenplay excerpt, and much more.

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About Barry

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...

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Published Reviews

Nov.20.2007

In The Phantom Father, Mr. Gifford has chosen to go after literary rather than historical effect and, to a degree, to re-mystify his dad. The result, alongside the new material, is a book that...

Dec.13.2007

Barry Gifford’s new collection of stories, Sailor’s Holiday, is a kind of sequel to Wild at Heart, his 1990 novel. … Lula, the heroine of Wild at Heart was given to pet aphorisms...