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A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book In eleven glorious stories, Allan Gurganus, author of the highly acclaimed Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All , gives heart-breaking and hilarious voice to the fears, desires, and triumphs of Americans black and white, gay and straight, old and young, Northern and especially Southern. Here are war heroes bewildered by the complex negotiations of family life, former debutantes called upon to muster resources they never knew they had, vacationing senior citizens confronted by their own bravery, and married men brought up short by the marvelous possibilities of entirely different lives.Written with flair, wit, and deep humanity, this award-winning volume confirms Allan Gurganus as one of the finest writers of our time. The title novella of White People won the National Magazine Prize"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375704277
ISBN-10: 0375704272
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: India


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Author Biography - Allan Gurganus

The title novella of White People won the National Magazine Prize. He other honors include PEN/Fualkner Award finalist, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Allan Gurganus lives in a small town in North Carolina."

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