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Trailerpark


 On Sale: 29/03/1996
 Formats:     Trade paperback
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Get to know the colorful cast of characters at the Granite State Trailerpark, where Flora in number 11 keeps more than a hundred guinea pigs andscreams at people to stay away from her babies, Claudel in number 5 thinks he is lucky until his wife burns down their trailer and runs off with Howie Leeke, and Noni in number 7 has telephone conversations with Jesus and tells the police about them. In this series of related short stories, Russell Banks offers gripping, realistic portrayals of individual Americans and paints a portrait of New England life that is at once dark, witty, and revealing.


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Critical Praise for Trailerpark

"Each story is uncommonly good ... surprising, lively writing and believablyhuman characters.... Banks has a terrific eye, mordant yet affectionate, forthe bric-a-brac and the pathos of the American dream ."
— Washington Post Book World

ISBN: 9780060977061; ISBN10: 006097706X; Imprint: Harper Perennial ; On Sale: 29/03/1996; Format: Trade paperback; Trimsize: 5 5/16 x 8; Pages: 288; $17.00; Ages: 18 and Up; BISAC1:FIC019000

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