Title: White People
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1991
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
039458841X This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards, spine, endpages, and gilt/lettering are all pristine. The pages are clean, having no markings or folds. The dustjacket is bright, and AS NEW. Original price is intact. Brodart protected. No remainder mark. Not ex-lib. Bookseller Inventory # 000744
Synopsis: From Allan Gurganus, author of the beloved, bestselling Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, here are eleven masterful works of short fiction. First seen in The New, Yorker, Harper's, the Paris Review, Granta, and elsewhere, they are darkly comic stories and novellas about love and money among American WASPs, that majority outnumbered, outflanked, and somewhat out of love with itself.
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From the Back Cover:
"Gurganus, a storyteller in the grand tradition...can tell his stories as well as anyone alive in our time." -- The New York Times Book Review
"Ranging from family memoirs to historical pieces, from satire to surrealism, White People celebrates American culture in all its humanistic vibrancy and grotesque contradictions. Blending trenchant satire with outrageous humor, Gurganus's stories recall both Mark Twain and Flannery O'Connor."-- Chicago Tribune
"Each story is a gem."-- San Francisco Chronicle
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