Gurganus, Allan Plays Well with Others

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Plays Well with Others

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In 1980, a young Southern aristocrat arrives in New York to pursue his artistic ambitions, falling in love with both a gifted male composer and a failed debutante turned painter, until their brilliant circle of gifted and artistic friends falls prey to the ravages of AIDS

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"A wondrous book..brimming with life.... ÝIt¨ confirms Gurganus's stature as one of our most significant and indispensable writers." --Atlanta Journal & Constitution
"Gurganus, a storyteller in the grand tradition, can tell his stories as well as anyone alive." --The New York Times
"Witty and piercing. There are sentences that glisten like black opals." --Los Angeles Times

"A wondrous book..brimming with life.... [It] confirms Gurganus's stature as one of our most significant and indispensable writers." --Atlanta Journal & Constitution

"Gurganus, a storyteller in the grand tradition, can tell his stories as well as anyone alive." --The New York Times

"Witty and piercing. There are sentences that glisten like black opals." --Los Angeles Times

About the Author:

Allan Gurganus is the author of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, which was awarded the Sue Kaufmann Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters as best first work of fiction. Gurganus's collection of stories and novellas, White People, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, won the Southern Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The Practical Heart, a short novel from his next work, Recent American Saints, won the National Magazine Prize. Gurganus's work has been widely translated. He lives in a village of forty-five hundred souls in his native North Carolina.

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