Collected Works, Volume 3

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Coffee House Press, 1997 - American fiction - 1122 pages
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Third of three volumes. Of particular note to Metcalf collectors is the debut of his latest two significant works--Huascarán, a magnificent poetic tribute to the Indians of Peru and The Wonderful White Whale of Kansas, a brilliant essay encompassing a thoughtful look at Melville, The Wizard of Oz, and the concept of home, available exclusively in this edition. Also included are Louis the Torch, Firebird, Golden Delicious ... and nobody objected, Araminta and the Coyotes, Mountaineers Are Always Free!, Where Do You Put the Horse?, and Three Plays. --Coffee House Press.

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User Review  - JimElkins - LibraryThing

Some remarks on "Genoa," which is one of the novels collected here. The book, "Genoa," is astonishing, among the most powerful modernist novels I've read. Ostensibly, it's a series of quotations from ... Read full review

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User Review  - abirdman - LibraryThing

Uneven, as any "collected works" will be, this is an excellent volume, full of great work. I had thought the half dozen or so small books and chapbooks of his I already own were definitive, but it ... Read full review


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