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American odysseys : writings by new Americans

Author: Vilcek Foundation.
Publisher: Champaign ; London : Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First Dalkey Archive editionView all editions and formats
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American Odysseys is an anthology of twenty-two writers drawn from the shortlist for the 2011 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature. Including work by Dinaw Mengestu, Tea Obreht, Yiyun Li,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilcek Foundation.
ISBN: 9781564788061 1564788067
OCLC Number: 783163540
Description: 591 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Daniel Alarcon --
Suzanne Buffam --
Michael Dumanis --
Matthea Harvey --
Ilya Kaminsky --
Laleh Khadivi --
Porochista Khakpour --
David Hoon Kim --
Stellar Yoon Kim --
Yiyun Li --
Ellen Litman --
Farid Matuk --
Shara McCallum --
Dinaw Mengestu --
Valzhyna Mort --
Miho Nonaka --
Tea Obreht --
Ismet Prcic --
Ingrid Rojas Contreras --
Vu Tran --
Simon Van Booy --
Vuong Quoc Vu.
Responsibility: the Vilcek Foundation.

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