Igloo Among Palms

Front Cover
University of Iowa Press, 1994 - Fiction - 131 pages
0 Reviews
"The stories in this prize-winning volume are set in fictional towns, along highways, and in industries on either edge of the Mexico-California border. The author uses memory and imagination to transform these scenes into a defamiliarized frontera, a region of subtle misplacements and cultural contretemps. In these engaging and extremely human stories, gringos move south and Mexicans move north in a search for growth and difference but find that the border is much more fluid, much harder to definitively cross, than they imagined."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Grimshaws Mexico
1
Igloo among Palms
17
Thing One and Thing Two
36
Copyright

4 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1994)

Rod Val Moore has published short stories in a variety of journals. In 1994 he won the Iowa Fiction Award for his story collection, Igloo Among Palms. He is the author of the novels BRITTLE STAR (What Books Press, 2013), and A History of Hands, winner of the Juniper Prize in Fiction and forthcoming from the University of Massachusetts Press in 2014.

Bibliographic information