A Visitation of Spirits

Randall Kenan (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
January 25, 2000
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.14 X 0.6 X 8.12 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375703973
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About the Author

RANDALL KENAN grew up in Chinquapin, North Carolina, and graduated from the University of North Carolina. He has taught at Sarah Lawrence, Columbia University, Duke University, Vassar College, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Memphis, and is now a professor at the University of North Carolina. His collection of stories, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, was published in 1992 and was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Fiction, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was among the New York Times Notable Books of 1992. Kenan is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the John Dos Passos Award, and was the 1997 Rome Prize winner from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was awarded the North Carolina Award for Literature in 2005.

Reviews

"Randall Kenan continues [James] Baldwin's legendary tradition of 'telling it on the mountain' by giving voice to the unvarnished truth about blacks and homosexuality." --San Francisco Chronicle

"A gifted, confident writer." --The Raleigh News & Observer