The Resource Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)

Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)

Label
Borderlands : short fictions
Title
Borderlands
Title remainder
short fictions
Statement of responsibility
James Carlos Blake
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Language
eng
Summary
Seven stories and a novella from a master author of the American West Dolores and her mother have not seen Dolores's daddy for five days. Dolores-whom daddy calls Sugargirl-leaps to greet him when she hears his heavy steps on the front porch. Daddy is drunk, battered, and smells of cheap perfume; his return is cut short when Momma chases him out of the house with a hot iron. A few years later, when Momma is dead and Daddy is serving a thirty-to-life stint in the state penitentiary, Dolores gets a letter addressed to Sugargirl. She is sixteen, on her own, and life will not get easier from here. This novella and the seven accompanying stories represent the finest short fiction of celebrated western author James Carlos Blake. These tales span centuries and continents, but the characters share a common trait: They are citizens of the borderlands, from whence death is the only escape
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Midwest
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Blake, James Carlos
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican-American Border Region
Target audience
adult
Label
Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9781453239605
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11550190
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remote
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11550190
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MWT11550190
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453239605
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550190
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550190
System control number
MWT11550190
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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