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Tales of the out & the gone

Author: Amiri Baraka
Publisher: New York : Akashic, 2007.
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Comprising short fiction from the early 1970s to the twenty-first century-most of which has never been published-Tales of the Out & the Gone reflects the astounding evolution of America's most provocative literary anti-hero. The first section of the book, "War Stories," offers six stories enmeshed in the vola-tile politics of the 1970s and 1980s. The second section, "Tales of the Out & the Gone," reveals Amiri  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
Tales of the out & the gone.
New York : Akashic, 2007
(OCoLC)607909438
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka
ISBN: 1933354127 9781933354125
OCLC Number: 71165412
Description: 221 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: War stories. New & old --
Neo-American --
Norman's date --
From war stories --
Mondongo --
Blank. Tales of the out & the gone. Northern Iowa : short story & poetry --
The new recreation program --
Mchawi --
The rejected buppie --
A little inf --
Dig this! Out? --
Heathen technology at the end of the twentieth century --
Rhythm travel --
Science & liberalism --
What is undug will be --
Dream comics --
A letter --
Conrad Loomis & the clothes ray --
The used saver --
My man came by the crib the other day--
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A Monk story --
Retrospection --
The pig detector --
Post- and pre-mortem dialogue.
Other Titles: Tales of the out and the gone
Responsibility: Amiri Baraka.

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Comprising short fiction from the early 1970s to the twenty-first century-most of which has never been published-Tales of the Out & the Gone reflects the astounding evolution of America's most provocative literary anti-hero. The first section of the book, "War Stories," offers six stories enmeshed in the vola-tile politics of the 1970s and 1980s. The second section, "Tales of the Out & the Gone," reveals Amiri Baraka's increasing literary adventurousness, combining an unpredictable language play with a passion for abstraction and psychological exploration. Throughout, Baraka's unique and constantly changing literary style will educate readers on the evolution of one of America's most accomplished literary masters of the past four decades.

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