White People

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Knopf, 1991 - Fiction - 252 pages
First, his spectacular debut as a novelist with The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. Now--brilliantly executed, pointedly and perfectly titled--here is a major collection of two novellas and ten stories written over the last 20 years. The characters and voices are as richly diverse as the emotions they evoke, proving Allan Gurganus to be the true successor to Faulkner and Welty.

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User Review  - viviennestrauss - LibraryThing

What a great collection - the last was the most moving, Blessed Assurance. I liked how some of the characters overlapped from previous stories. Only one in this collection I just wasn't able to get ... Read full review

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In the short story 'Art History', an elderly former teacher takes two young boys to stay in a hotel and signs them in as his grandsons. One of them later reports that he was sexually abused. Read full review

Contents

Something About My Father
3
CONDOLENCES TO EVERY ONE OF Us
25
ART HISTORY
38
Copyright

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Allan Gurganus lives in North Carolina.


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