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Published: Mar 1 1993
Size: 6.25 x 9.00
edited by George Garrett and Paul Ruffin
George Garrett is Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia. The Sorrows of Fat City is one of Garrett's most recent books.
Paul Ruffin is founding editor of the Texas Review, professor of English at Sam Houston State University, and member of the Texas Institute of Letters.
"From high art to high jinx, this remarkable collection of short stories gives further evidence of the continuing vitality, and centrality, of regional culture in America."—David R. Slavitt, author of Lives of the Saints
"Enough to make even the crankiest of Northerners wish they were Southern."—Kit Reed, author of Thief of Lives
"To call this literature regional is to sell it short; it's national in scope."—Nicholas Delbanco, author of Running in Place: Scenes from the South of France
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