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Island people

Author: Coleman Dowell
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1996.
Series: American literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st Dalkey Archive edView all editions and formats
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In this complex novel, a gay man who has fled the violence of the city for an island retreat spends his time keeping a journal and writing stories. He invents a female alter-ego who haunts him, as does the ghost of the murderer who occupied his house in the 19th-century; ultimately these hauntings are manifestations of his own psychic disintegration.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Coleman Dowell
ISBN: 1564780937 9781564780935
OCLC Number: 34115495
Notes: "Originally published by New Directions, 1976"--Title page verso.
Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: American literature series.
Responsibility: Coleman Dowell.

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In this complex novel, a gay man who has fled the violence of the city for an island retreat spends his time keeping a journal and writing stories. He invents a female alter-ego who haunts him, as does the ghost of the murderer who occupied his house in the 19th-century; ultimately these hauntings are manifestations of his own psychic disintegration.

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