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Beyond Telling: Stories

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Set for the most part in Louisiana and Texas, the 12 stories gathered here, in Jewel Mogan's memorable debut collection, offer a wide, richly varied range of experience. Teenage abortion is the subject of the vividly colloquial "X and O," while a doomed interracial romance in a Louisiana nursing home is portrayed in "Beyond Telling." In "See Ya Later, Floydada," a ...more
Hardcover, 173 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Ontario Review Press
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Richard Jespers
Feb 16, 2015 Richard Jespers rated it it was amazing
Several great stories among a list of very good ones, particularly “Desaparachos.” This one would be great for teaching how to use two points of view in same story. Part of the narrative is told from the point of view of the train engineer, and part from the point of view of Mexican children stowaways. Also “A Certain Lot or Parcel of Land” and “X and O” are very fine.
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