Street Games (Paperback)

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By Rosellen Brown, Frederick Busch (Introduction by)
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"All the stories in this remarkable cycle of stories are assigned an address. Each is also a separate life, yet part of the larger life that a neighborhood is; this book] is an artist's inhabiting of other lives out of love, compassion, anger, and pain. Like the neighborhood, the stories are various. The mother of a damaged child tells us, 'I know how he dreams me. I know because I dream his dreams.' A male bureaucrat laments, 'I am too bored to move. No man can leave his wife for reasons like these....' In these stories, Rosellen Brown is Anglo, Puerto Rican, African American, Caucasian, male, female, parent, child. That is the artist's responsibility, the being of so many. Furthermore, it is a brilliantly written book that, in a period of fiction sniffing and snorting at itself, reminds us how the first rate will not go away."--from the foreword by Frederick Busch.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393322071
ISBN-10: 0393322076
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: June 1st, 2010
Pages: 183
Language: English