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After O'Connor

Stories from Contemporary Georgia

After O'Connor( )
Editor: Ruppersburg, Hugh
Contribution by: Bishop, Michael
Cleage, Pearl
Cofer, Judith Ortiz
Daugharty, Janice
Durban, Pam
Ely, Scott
Flythe, Starkey
Grimsley, Jim
Grooms, Anthony
Holman, John
Holmes, Charlotte
Hood, Mary
Jin, Ha
Johnson, Greg
Joseph, Sheri
Kilgo, James
Lorenzo, Carol Lee
Manley, Frank H.
Ansa, Tina McElroy
Mitcham, Judson
Sams, Ferrol
Shearer, Cynthia
Smith, Charlie
Sumner, Melanie
Walker, Alice
White, Bailey
Williams, Lynna
Williams, Philip Lee
Youngblood, Shay
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Thirty stories written during the past fifteen years by authors who were born in Georgia or spent a significant part of their lives and careers in this state. Embracing the social, cultural, and ethnic variety in today's Georgia, After O'Connor both advances and helps redefine the great southern storytelling tradition.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Southern
Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Judith Ortiz Cofer was born in Puerto Rico in 1952. She was a Franklin Professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia from 1984 until she retired in 2013. She was also a poet and author. Her collections of poetry include Terms of Survival, Reaching for the Mainland, and A Love Story Beginning in Spanish: Poems. Her novels include Call Me Maria, The Meaning of Consuelo, and The Line of the Sun. She won an O. Henry Prize for the story A Latin Deli, which appeared in The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry. Her other books include Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood, An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio, If I Could Fly, and Woman in Front of the Sun: On Becoming a Writer. She died from cancer on December 30, 2016 at the age of 64.


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