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The new world : tales

Author: Russell Banks
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1978.
Series: Illinois short fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The New World is, in the words of its author, "a carefully structured gathering of ten tales that dramatize and explore the process and progress of self-transcendence, tales that describe and embrace the spiritual limits and possibilities of life in the New World". Both religious and funny, the stories mark a giant step forward in Banks's rapid development into one of the nation's most exciting young writers.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Banks
ISBN: 0252007212 9780252007217 0252007220 9780252007224
OCLC Number: 4496076
Description: 136 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Renunciation: The custodian. The perfect couple. A sentimental education. About the late Zimma (Penny) Cate. The conversion --
Transformation: The rise of the middle class. Indisposed. The caul. The adjutant bird. The new world.
Series Title: Illinois short fiction
Responsibility: by Russell Banks.

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The New World is, in the words of its author, "a carefully structured gathering of ten tales that dramatize and explore the process and progress of self-transcendence, tales that describe and embrace the spiritual limits and possibilities of life in the New World". Both religious and funny, the stories mark a giant step forward in Banks's rapid development into one of the nation's most exciting young writers.

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