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Goodbye Sweetwater New Selected Stories Download ç 104 ´ ☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Goodbye Sweetwater New Selected Stories By Henry Dumas ✎ – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk From Publishers Weekly These excellent short stories will introduce the late Dumas who was killed in 1968 at the age of 33 by a New York City transitCeman in a subway station in a case of mistaken identity Before that happened however he had written some of the most beautiful moving and profound poetry and fiction that I have ever read He was thirty three years old when he was killed but in those thirty three years he had completed work the uality and uantity of which are almost never achieved in several lifetimes He was brilliant He was magnetic and he was an incredible artist Toni MorrisonDumas affords us one of the purest examples of the kind of American writer whom Walt Whitman and William Carlos Williams called for so long ago a writer whose sense of language and themes are homegrown American products The best of his stories are masterpieces John O'Brien The Chicago Sun TimesDumas had a rich and varied talent and he was foremost an original The New York Times Book Revie.
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