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This Is Not the Tropics: Stories

This Is Not the Tropics: Stories

by Ladette Randolph
This Is Not the Tropics: Stories

This Is Not the Tropics: Stories

by Ladette Randolph

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Overview

The stories collected in This Is Not the Tropics come from the geographic center of a divided nation, and its protagonists evoke a split personality—one half submerged in America’s own diehard mythology, the other half searching to escape tradition.


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ISBN-13: 9781496231260
Publisher: Nebraska
Publication date: 03/01/2022
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 292
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Ladette Randolph is editor in chief of the journal Ploughshares and teaches at Emerson College in Boston. Winner of many awards for her short stories and books, she is author of a novel, A Sandhills Ballad, and editor of two anthologies, A Different Plain and The Big Empty. She was formerly the managing editor of the journal Prairie Schooner and an acquiring editor at University of Nebraska Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments


What She Knows

A Member of the Family

The Boy in the Band Uniform

The Shouting Woman

Miss Kielbasa

It’s Cheaper to Live in the Dark

Hyacinths

The Girls

The Picture in Her Dream

Billy

This Is Not the Tropics

After Canaan

The Sensitive Man

Dill

The Blue Room

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