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ISBN-10: 006097706X
ISBN-13: 9780060977061
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish Date: 05/10/1996
Dimensions: 8.01" L, 5.29" W, 0.71" H

Trailerpark

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Get to know the colorful cast of characters at the Granite State Trailerpark, where Flora in number 11 keeps more than a hundred guinea pigs andscreams at people to stay away from her babies, Claudel in number 5 thinks he is lucky until his wife burns down their trailer and runs off with Howie Leeke, and Noni in number 7 has telephone conversations with Jesus and tells the police about them. In this series of related short stories, Russell Banks offers gripping, realistic portrayals of individual Americans and paints a portrait of New England life that is at once dark, witty, and revealing.

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"The stories that work have the fire and ice that loom over life and the magic that comes from a good story well and craftily told.""–Boston Globe""Each story is uncommonly good ... surprising, lively writing and believablyhuman characters.... Banks has a terrific eye, mordant yet affectionate, forthe bric-a-brac and the pathos of the American dream ."– "Washington Post Book World""Mesmerizing .... There are times when Banks's prose fairly dazzles."– "Publishers Weekly"
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Details

ISBN-10: 006097706X
ISBN-13: 9780060977061
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish Date: 05/10/1996
Dimensions: 8.01" L, 5.29" W, 0.71" H
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