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Donald Breckenridge

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Donald Breckenridge is the author of more than a dozen plays, a novella, and four novels. His fourth, And Then, was published by Black Sparrow in the spring of 2017. He is the co-editor of the InTranslation.

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You Are Here

4.29 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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And Then

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6/2/95

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This Young Girl Passing

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Rockaway Wherein

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“And this is more or less all that I had left after the holidays. Nothing really; hopeless confusion, a narrative without a possible conclusion, full of doubtful meanings, belied by the very elements that I had to give it shape. I didn't know the significance of what I'd seen, I was repelled by the idea of finding out and being sure. All that counts is that I felt at peace when I finished writing, certain I had enjoyed the greatest success one can expect from this kind of task: I had accepted a challenge, and turned at least one daily defeat into a victory.”
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“I detest the idea that love between two persons can lead to salvation. All my life I have fought against this oppressive type of relationship. Instead, I believe in searching for a kind of love that somehow involves all of humanity.”
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