Living on the Edge
A Collection of Short Fiction by Peace Corps WritersBook - 1998
Living on the Edge contains seventeen remarkable stories by writers who served in the Peace Corps, including well-known authors such as John Coyne, John Givens, Norman Rush and Paul Theroux, as well as work by exciting emerging authors like Mark Jacobs and Marnie Mueller. All these stories reflect the impact the Peace Corps experience had on former volunteers who write across cultures in the literary tradition of Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, and Paul Bowles. Each author has included a commentary on how he or she came to write the anthologized story.
Publisher: Willimantic, CT : Curbstone Press, 1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: SS/LIVI
Characteristics: 317p. 23cm.