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Product NameDhalgren
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Short DescriptionPaperback
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Weight590.2 grams    (convert)
AuthorSamuel R. Delany
Page Count816
BindingPaperback
Published05/15/2001
Long DescriptionIn Dhalgren , perhaps one of the most profound and bestselling science fiction novels of all time, Samuel R. Delany has produced a novel "to stand with the best American fiction of the 1970s" (Jonathan Lethem). Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there…. The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. And into this disaster zone comes a young man–poet, lover, and adventurer–known only as the Kid. Tackling questions of race, gender, and sexuality, Dhalgren is a literary marvel and groundbreaking work of American magical realism.
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