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Packer, ZZ

Overview
Works: 21 works in 90 publications in 9 languages and 3,483 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Short stories, American  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings  Short stories, Canadian 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3616.A335, 813.6
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Most widely held works about ZZ Packer
 
Most widely held works by ZZ Packer
Drinking coffee elsewhere by ZZ Packer( Book )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drinking coffee elsewhere takes us into the lives of characters on the periphery, unsure of where they belong, from a Girl Scout camp, where a troupe of black girls are confronted with a group of white girls, whose defining feature turns out to be not their race but their disabilities; to the Million Man March on Washington, where a young man must decide where his allegiance to his father lies; and to Japan, where an international group of drifters find themselves starving, unable to find work
The best American short stories, 2003( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty works of American short fiction selected by guest editor Walter Mosley as the best of 2002, and includes contributors' notes, a list of one hundred additional stories, and editorial addresses for American and Canadian magazines
Drinking coffee elsewhere by ZZ Packer( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of eight short stories that touch on the subject of race and race relations
New stories from the South : the year's best, 2006( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South
The Best American short stories. [selected stories]( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one tales that cover a wide range of emotions and situations, exploring issues related to cultural diversity in the United States. Many of the protagonists are African American, Latino, Chinese, Indian, Israeli, or Trinidadian. Includes works by Amy Bloom, Raymond Carver, Junot Diaz, Nathan Englander, Jhumpa Lahiri, and others. Some strong language. 2000
Drinking doffee elsewhere by ZZ Packer( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bere caffè da un'altra parte by ZZ Packer( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Andrew Sean Greer, ZZ Packer, December 06, 2004( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Edward P. Jones, September 19, 2006( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drinking coffee elsewhere : [regular print book discussion kit] by ZZ Packer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eight short stories featuring African American women facing a variety of challenges. In "Geese," a young Baltimore woman travels to Japan in hopes of making a fortune. The title story features a Yale freshman who isolates herself until a white girl, also a misfit, comes to her for help. Strong language
Once in a galaxy, far, far away by ZZ Packer( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

New stories from the South 2008 by ZZ Packer( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Short stories( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The book of other people by Zadie Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From the Publisher: A stellar host of writers explore the cornerstone of fiction writing: character. The Book of Other People is about character. Twenty-five or so outstanding writers have been asked by Zadie Smith to make up a fictional character. By any measure, creating character is at the heart of the fictional enterprise, and this book concentrates on writers who share a talent for making something recognizably human out of words (and, in the case of the graphic novelists, pictures). But the purpose of the book is variety: straight "realism"--If such a thing exists-is not the point. There are as many ways to create character as there are writers, and this anthology features a rich assortment of exceptional examples. The writers featured in The Book of Other People include: Aleksandar Hemon; Nick Hornby; Hari Kunzru; Toby Litt; David Mitchell; George Saunders; Colm Toibin; Chris Ware, and more
Best African American fiction 2009 by Gerald Lyn Early( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This inaugural collection of fiction brings together authors across the rich and varied African diaspora experience. Organized into short stories, novel excerpts, and young adult fiction, the collection offers a range of styles, textures, and settings. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichies story is set in Nigeria, where American gangster-rap culture is permeating and guns and tortured loyalties became common. The U.S. and the Caribbean are the settings for Tiphanie Yaniques story of intergenerational and mixed-race tensions between two families. The collection includes an excerpt from Mat Johnsons historical novel set in eighteenth-century New York and an excerpt from Junot D-azs novelset in a contemporary urban ghetto. Also included are works by young adult authors Jacqueline Woodson and Walter Dean Myers. Not meant to be a definitive quasi-Norton edition, this engaging collection still shows the incredible range of talent and focus of fiction written by African Americans
Short stories( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert by Elizabeth Gilbert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author Elizabeth Gilbert discusses her book Eat, pray, love. She is interviewed by Kentucky writer ZZ Packer. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville
Great conversations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, pray love speaks with ZZ Packer, author of Drinking coffee elsewhere
The Iowa Writers' Workshop 75th anniversary reunion, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, June 9-12, 2011 by Iowa Writers' Workshop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Video of the conference in held in Iowa City to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Iowa Writers' Workshop
 
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Drinking coffee elsewhere
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The best American short stories, 2003Drinking coffee elsewhereNew stories from the South : the year's best, 2006The Best American short stories. [selected stories]Drinking coffee elsewhere : [regular print book discussion kit]Best African American fiction 2009
Alternative Names
Packer Z Z

Packer, Z. Z. 1973-

Packer Zuwena

Packer, Zuwena 1973-

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Z Z Packer

ZZ Packer

ZZ Packer 1973-

ZZ Packer Amerikaans romanschrijfster

ZZ Packer novelista estadounidense

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