Welcome to the Oasis and Other Stories

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Arte Publico Press, 1992 - Fiction - 124 pages
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The novella and five stories center on life in the United States as seen through the eyes of a recent arrival from the Mariel boat lift. Culture clash and linguistic confusion continue to be fertile ground in this collection.

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WELCOME TO THE OASIS: and Other Stories

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A slender collection of six stories from Cuban-born Su†rez (The Cutter, Latin Jazz), though infused with a sense of quiet alienation and existential despair, vividly evokes Hispanic- American life ... Read full review


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Virgil Suarez is the author of the short story collection THE SOVIET CIRCUS COMES TO HAVANA (C&R Press, 2014), and the book of poems, IN THE REPUBLIC OF LONGING (Bilingual Review Press, 2000). He teaches in the English department at Florida State University.

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