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Jan.19.2008
kate-braverman's picture
Jan.19.2008
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Dec.20.2007
The stories in this collection range in period, style, and theme from the 1950s to the present, from absurdist to romantic, from childhood innocence to murder and revenge. In the title story, a Japanese American motel owner chooses not to betray a total stranger wanted for murder when the police...
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Dec.20.2007
The author of Wild at Heart and Night People reaches the height of his powers in Do the Blind Dream?, navigating with ease the new, more fragmented, imaginative landscape of morning-after America. Barry Gifford seems to have anticipated themes that suddenly are recognizable everywhere: the...
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Dec.20.2007
“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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Nov.18.2007
A woman and her young son travel by car through the southern and Midwestern United States in this heartbreakingly spare novel-in-dialogue. As the mother drives, she and the boy, Roy, trade impressions of the landscape and of life, approaching an understanding of how the two interrelate. “Everybody...