Sent for You Yesterday

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9780679720294: Sent for You Yesterday

A stunning novel in which "Mr. Wideman returns to the ghetto where he was raised and transforms it into a magical location...and establishes a mythological and symbolic link between character and landscape." --New York Times Book Review

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JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the award-winning Brothers and Keepers, Philadelphia Fire, and the story collection God’s Gym. He is the recipient of two PEN/ Faulkner Awards and has been nominated for the National Book Award.

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"establishes a mythological and symbolic link between character and landscape, language and plot, that in the hands of a less visionary writer might be little more than stale sociology." The New York Times

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