The Divers and Other Mysteries of Seattle (and California, but just a little): More Mostly True Stories

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The Divers and Other Mysteries of Seattle is a collection of 12 stories and two poems. Six of the stories are fictions and both poems relate fictional incidents. As the The Divers' companion book, The Burg and Other Seattle Scenes, the stories range from satirical to deadly serious, from empatheticto nostalgic. Unlike The Burg, most stories in The Divers include, in one aspect or another, something of the paranormal or unusual natural phenomena.
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The Divers and Other Mysteries of Seattle (and California, but just a little): More Mostly True Stories

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Overview

The Divers and Other Mysteries of Seattle is a collection of 12 stories and two poems. Six of the stories are fictions and both poems relate fictional incidents. As the The Divers' companion book, The Burg and Other Seattle Scenes, the stories range from satirical to deadly serious, from empatheticto nostalgic. Unlike The Burg, most stories in The Divers include, in one aspect or another, something of the paranormal or unusual natural phenomena.
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As Dr. Gold has shown, the sanest and best of us are of one clay with lunatics and prison inmates. -- William James

I like Gold's fiction for its austerity and I Iike his nonfiction because it doesn't let fact get in its way. -- Raymond Chandler

This guy Gold is a real howl. What else can I say? -- Allen Ginsberg

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936364077
  • Publisher: Black Heron Press
  • Publication date: 4/2/2014
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Pages: 75
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerome Gold is the author of fourteen books, including The Moral Life of Soldiers and the memoir, Paranoia & Heartbreak: Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility. Russell Banks said about this book: “I’ve finished reading Jerome Gold’s terrific book cover to cover without a break… It’s a powerful and very tenderhearted book without a soupçon of sentimentality. Unforgettable!” Mr. Gold’s novels include Sergeant Dickinson, about which the New York Times Book Review said: “[It] belongs on the high, narrow shelf of first-rate fiction about battlefield experience.” He has published stories, essays, reviews and poems in Chiron Review, Moon City Review, Fiction Review, Boston Review, Hawaii Review, and other journals.

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