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Conversations with Tim Gautreaux by L. Lamar Nisly

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Authorship,
  • Interviews,
  • American Authors,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by L. Lamar Nisly
SeriesLiterary conversations series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A954 Z63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25189726M
ISBN 109781617036071, 9781617036088
LC Control Number2012000112

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The University Press of Mississippi (UPM) publishes books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world, scholarly books of the highest distinction, and books vital to readers in African American studies, Caribbean studies, comics studies, film and media studies, folklore, history, literary studies, music, and popular culture. I selected this book because I had enjoyed so much, The Missing, by the same author, Tim Gautreaux. The Clearing is an earlier book, and in writing terms, I felt that The Missing was a slightly better book, but only because the author had not quite got into his stride. Despite this, I was not disappointed/5. Tim Gautreaux’s The Missing is written beautifully, full of evocative prose, and Southern dialect. He has an original story to tell set in the mid ’s on a riverboat that takes people on dance cruises, with the man character, Sam Simoneaux, working on the boat while at the same time looking for a stolen child in and round the ports where they dock/5(16). In this interview with Louisiana native Margaret D. Bauer, author Tim Gautreaux discusses a quarter century of his fiction writing. Resisting simplistic labels of "Cajun" and "southern," Gautreaux's storytelling reveals an intimate understanding of southern Louisiana's white, working-class people and culture. Often drawn from his own background, Gautreaux's characters are shaped by a range of.

The Clearing is a story of family, of what sustains people through loss, of establishing a community in the deepest wilderness and then defending it. Palpably atmospheric, with a remarkable range of characters and emotions, it displays Tim Gautreaux's masterly understanding of time, place, and human nature. /5(8).   The Clearing I selected this book because I had enjoyed so much, The Missing, by the same author, Tim Gautreaux. The Clearing is an earlier book, and in writing terms, I felt that The Missing was a slightly better book, but only because the author had not quite got into his stride. Despite this, I was not disappointed/5(54).   The Paperback of the Conversations with Walker Percy by Lewis A. Lawson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! conversations with tim gautreaux. university press of mississippi book. book by tim lawson. Publish your book with B&: Literary Conversations has 47 entries in the series. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Conversations with Tim O'Brien Literary Conversations (Series) Patrick A. Smith Editor () Conversations with Tim Gautreaux Literary Conversations (Series) L. Lamar Nisly Editor () Conversations.