Ghosts of the American Dream

Lawrence Buentello

Published by iUniverse, 2008
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260 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.7in.The hidden meaning of our lives often lies buried in circumstances that we fail to examine in our minds and in our hearts. Ghosts of the American Dream explores this preternatural sense in 19 short stories of people in the midst of the darkest revelations of their own American dreams. From the lyrical sadness of Sky to the nightmarish violence of The Boxer, Buentellos poetic realism defines the ways in which the promise of life in America often becomes compromised by the strange and unforeseen influences of an unpredictable culture. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595302437

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Synopsis: The hidden meaning of our lives often lies buried in circumstances that we fail to examine in our minds and in our hearts. Ghosts of the American Dream explores this preternatural sense in 19 short stories of people in the midst of the darkest revelations of their own American dreams. From the lyrical sadness of "Sky" to the nightmarish violence of "The Boxer," Buentello's poetic realism defines the ways in which the promise of life in America often becomes compromised by the strange and unforeseen influences of an unpredictable culture.

About the Author: Lawrence Buentello holds a BA in English Literature from the University of the Incarnate Word, and has traveled extensively throughout the United States. He currently resides in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, three dogs and a vociferous Hahn?s Macaw.

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Title: Ghosts of the American Dream
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: 2008
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