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Norman Rush

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ISBN 10: 0394544714 / ISBN 13: 9780394544717
Published by Knopf-Borzoi Books, New York, 1986
Condition: As New Hardcover
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The relationship between whites and blacks in Africa is examined in these six wonderful stories by Norman Rush.Book and jacket are in as new condition. jacket is prices ($14.95) and book is unopened. " Nadine Gordimer says " That Norman Rush is the best writer about Americans in Africa since Paul Theroux's ground breaking book jungle Lovers, years ago. A fine collectible. Bookseller Inventory # 000731

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Title: Whites

Publisher: Knopf-Borzoi Books, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Six stories deal with a student anthropologist in South Africa, vacationing couples, a young thief, a seductive conversation, a South African and his American wife, and a lonely widower

About the Author:

Norman Rush was born and raised in the San Francisco area, and graduated from Swarthmore College in 1956. He has been an antiquarian book dealer, a college instructor, and, with his wife Elsa, lived and worked in Africa from 1978 to 1983. His stories gave appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Grand Street, and The Best American Short Stories of 1971, 1984 and 1985. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including an NEA grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship. His first novel, Mating, won the National Book Award for fiction and the prestigious Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize.

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