Writing the Southwest

Sara Spurgeon, David King Dunaway

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Abstract

This is an assemblage of interviews, bibliographies, excerpts, and criticism on fourteen of the Southwest's most important authors. Tony Hillerman discusses how blindness in the army helped shape his writings; Terry McMillan explains her start as a writer and why she thought, when she was young, that African-Americans didn't write books. This volume cuts acorss the cultural and racial spectrum of the southwest, breading down stereotypes and preconceptions about Angle, Chicano, Native American, African American writers to expose the free range of the their ideas.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPlume/Penguin
StatePublished - 1995

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