In the Land of Men by Antonya Nelson

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A collection of stories by the author of The Expendables explores a world of migrant workers, blue-collar laborers, transient lovers, weak- spirited husbands, and women who define their lives by a need for men's love. 15,000 first printing. $10,000 ad/promo.
 

About Antonya Nelson

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Antonya Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and is the award-winning author of three novels and four short story collections. Her stories have appeared in "The New Yorker", "Harper's", and "The Best American Short Stories". She divides her time among Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by William Morrow & Co. 239 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Divided between urban, middle-class settings and the isolated adobe dwellings of the Southwest, Nelson's stories share an aridity of vision and terseness of language that refresh and clarify in spite of some depressing themes and inexplicably abrupt conclusions.

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The land of men in the 10 edgy and unforgettable stories in Nelson's second collection (after The Expendables ) has less to do with setting--here, variously Chicago, New Mexico and Colorado--than a state of mind, defined by violence or the hint of it.

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The land of men in these 10 edgy and unforgettable stories is less a place than a state of mind, defined by violence or the hint of it.

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The title stems from the fact that, in reference to the Balkans, the Turkish word for honey is “bal” while the word for blood is “kan.” Opens: December 23 (Film District) Production: GK Films Cast: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija, Vanesa Glodjo, Nikola Djuricko, Branko Djuric...

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