Night at the fiestas : stories (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Night at the fiestas : stories

Author: Kirstin Valdez Quade
Publisher: New York : W W Norton, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With intensity, dark humor, and emotional precision, Kirstin Valdez Quade's unforgettable stories plunge us into the fierce, troubled hearts of characters defined by the desire to escape the past or else to plumb its depths. Set in northern New Mexico, Night at the Fiestas is a beautifully rendered debut about living in a land shaped by love, loss, and violence. -- Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: short stories
Fiction
Short stories
Nouvelles
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstin Valdez Quade
ISBN: 0393352218 9780393352214 0393242986 9780393242980
OCLC Number: 945023731
Notes: Includes reading group guide.
Awards: Winner of NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize 2015
Description: 279 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Nemecia --
Mojave rats --
The five wounds --
Night at the fiestas --
The guesthouse --
Family reunion --
Jubilee --
Ordinary sins --
Canute commands the tides --
The Manzanos --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Kirstin Valdez Quade.

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Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize Finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Award "[A] sparkling debut collection...features dreamers and schemers whose  Read more...

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"Haunting and beautiful." -- New York Times Book Review "Her vision has thrived on...fierce, flesh-conscious desire for transcendence." -- Atlantic "Quade demonstrates her command of writing about Read more...

 
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