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Gringos and other stories

Michael Rumaker

Gringos and other stories

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Published by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press in Rocky Mount, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Rumaker ; introduction by Russell Banks ; afterword by Robert Creeley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.U43 G75 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1893339M
LC Control Number90063313

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Also included in this edition are Rumakers essay, "The Use of the Unconscious in Writing," an Introduction by Russell Banks, and an Afterword by Robert Creeley/5(14). One of the criminally lesser-known lights to emerge from Black Mountain College, in this book Rumaker writes a stark, organic prose that is psychologically penetrating and yet far from pretentious.

Comparable to fellow Black Mountaineer Fielding Dawson but with an edgy transparency where Dawson would be expressionist and opaque.5/5(1). Rumaker, Michael. GRINGOS AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Grove Press, Inc., [].

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