Sudden Fiction Latino

Sudden Fiction Latino

Short-short Stories From the United States and Latin America

Book - 2010
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A collection of works, each a story no more than 1,500 words long, includes contributions by top Latino authors, including Junot Díaz, Sandra Cisneros, Isabel Allende, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel García Márquez, Roberto Bolaño, Hilma Contrareras, Julio Ortega and many more. Original.

Norton Pub
Following on the success of the Flash Fiction and Sudden Fiction series, Robert Shapard and James Thomas join with Ray Gonzalez in selecting works that each present a complete story in less than 1,500 words. Luisa Valenzuela, one of Latin America’s most lauded writers, provides the introduction. Readers will delight in finding stars such as Junot Díaz, Sandra Cisneros, and Roberto Bolano alongside recognized masters like Gabriel García Márquez, Isabel Allende, and Jorge Luis Borges. They will discover work from Andrea Saenz, Daniel Alarcón, and Alicita Rodriguez, as well as other writers on the rise.In Julio Ortega’s “Migrations,” a Peruvian writer explores how immigrant speech and ethnic origins are a force of meaning that evolves beyond language. In “Hair,” by Hilma Contreras, a Caribbean pharmacist is driven mad by a young woman’s luxuriant tresses. These stories stretch from gritty reality to the fantastical in a mix that is moving, challenging, humorous, artful, sometimes political, and altogether spectacular.
For readers who love great short-short stories, this bountiful anthology is the best of Latin American and U.S. Latino writers.

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A collection of short-short works includes contributions by top U.S. Latino and Latin American authors, including Junot Dâiaz, Sandra Cisneros, Isabel Allende, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcâia Mâarquez, and Roberto Bolaäno.

Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393336450
Branch Call Number: Fiction Stories Sud
Characteristics: 336 p. ; 21 cm


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