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Geoffrey E. Fox

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Nonfiction: Hispanic Nation: Culture, Politics and the Constructing of Identity (U. Arizona Press); The Land and People or Argentina and The Land and People of Venezuela, both HarperCollins; Fiction: The Bookbinder (work in progress), A Gift for the Sultan, novel, 2010 (print and ebook), Turkish translation Bir cihan, iki sultan, Nokta Kitap, Istanbul, 2013; Welcome to My Contri, short stories of Latin America, 1988, expanded ebook 2012. Several short stories in Spanish (published in anthologies) under by-line of "Baltasar Lotroyo". Other short stories (in English) in Exquisite Corpse, Fiction International and other journals; articles and essays in The New York Times, The Nation, Los Angeles Times, and other periodicals. ...more

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John Grimes’ 14th birthday starts out with a disappointment — it seems the family has forgotten it — but ends ecstatically, when all the tensions in his and his family’s lives explode in his possession by the Spirit, in the storefront church where his foster father rules supreme.

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