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John Edgar Wideman (born June 14, 1941) is an American author of novels, memoirs, short stories, essays, and other works
John Edgar Wideman (born June 14, 1941) is an American author of novels, memoirs, short stories, essays, and other works. Among the most critically acclaimed American writers of his generation, he was the first person to win the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction twice. His writing is known for experimental techniques and a focus on the African-American experience.
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Ships from and sold by Red Fox Book Shop. Wideman's book, Philadelphia Fire, starts with an absorbing idea - Cudjoe, an African-American expatriate, recently returned from Mykonos, returns to Philadelphia to write a novel about the bombing and fire at the Move complex in West Philadelphia and find the one child who survived. Yet for me, the book did not fulfill its promise.
JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the award-winning Brothers and Keepers, Philadelphia Fire, and most recently the story collection God's Gym. He is the recipient of two PEN/ Faulkner Awards and has been nominated for the National Book Award. He teaches at Brown University. Библиографические данные. Philadelphia Fire Mariner books.
John Edgar Wideman brings these events and their repercussions to shocking life in this seminal novel. One of Wideman’s most ambitious and celebrated works, Philadelphia Fire is about race, life and survival in urban America. In 1985 police bombed a West Philadelphia row house. Eleven people died and a fire started that destroyed sixty other houses.
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Philadelphia Fire is the most ambitious, most highly praised, and best-selling work of fiction by "one of America's premier writers of fiction" (The York Times)
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