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Before John Sayles was an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, he was a National Book Award-nominated writer of fiction. The Anarchists' Convention is his first short story collection, providing a prism of America through fifteen stories. These everyday people--a kid on the road heading west, aging political activists, a lonely woman in Boston--go about their business with humor and resilience, dealing more in possibility than fact. In the widely anthologized and O. Henry Award-winning "I-80 Nebraska," Sayles perfectly renders the image of a pill-popping trucker who has become a legend of the road.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560256915
ISBN-10: 1560256915
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Sayles

If the U.S. were to boast one great independent film director, he would be John Sayles, a cult figure among his admirers. Nominated for both an Academy Award for scriptwriting and a National Book Award, Sayles has written screenplays, teleplays, short stories, and novels and has worked as a script doctor for a virtual who's who of Hollywood film and television talent.

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