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I Got Somebody in Staunton

Stories

by William Henry Lewis

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Published by Amistad .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7278114M
ISBN 100060536667
ISBN 109780060536664
OCLC/WorldCa69420029

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I Got Somebody in Staunton was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award inand I find the association with Mr. Bill well deserved. There are two "bonus stories" tacked on the end of this volume; they don't fit or come up to the standard of the main selections, it seems /5(2).

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— 1st Author: Tabello. I GOT SOMEBODY IN STAUNTON. Stories. by history professor, picks up a flirtatious white woman at a bar in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and agrees to drive her to Staunton, where he’s headed to visit his revered but ailing uncle Izelle.

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Below are the winners of (and finalists for) the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction from through the present. – Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, William Henry Lewis, I Got Somebody in Staunton.