Allan Gurganus





Allan Gurganus

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in Rocky Mount, NC, The United States
June 11, 1947

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Average rating: 3.81 · 6,139 ratings · 546 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
Oldest Living Confederate W...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 4,002 ratings — published 1984 — 21 editions
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Plays Well with Others
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 453 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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White People
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1991 — 10 editions
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Local Souls
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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The Practical Heart: Four N...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1993 — 10 editions
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New Stories from the South:...
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Blessed Assurance: A Moral ...
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1990
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Fourteen Feet of Water in M...
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2005
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Good Help
4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Breathing Lessons
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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“Know something, sugar? Stories only happen to people who can tell them.”
Allan Gurganus

“Without much accuracy, with strangely little love at all, your family will decide for you exactly who you are, and they'll keep nudging, coaxing, poking you until you've changed into that very simple shape. ”
Allan Gurganus, White People

“The tree feels splintery, nasty to my touch; it feels Floridian, more reptile than vegetable, more stucco than stone. I do loathe this state, their Elba.”
Allan Gurganus, Plays Well with Others

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