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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. A collection of lyrical verse, consoling prose, and personal meditations on American culture. "What if the art forms have so solidified as to be irrelevant to defy our political present? This question is one that so haunts David Matlin as to make his writing adequate to the monstrosity of our waning democratic years and days...read more

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9781934851029 | Marick Pr, June 30, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Product Description: David Matlin is a terribly American writer in the very best way. His rambling, Whitmanesque like sentences, reveal a caring and involved sensibility, in tale after tale devoted to the best of American values: beings involved with others and with nature, figures who specifically empathize with others and the world around them, both past and present...read more

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9781881471608, titled "Up Fish Creek Road and Other Stories" | Spuyten Duyvil, April 7, 2013, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: David Matlin is a terribly American writer in the very best way.

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Product Description: A HalfMan Dreaming conjures into existence an apocalyptic storyline that takes its narrator, Lupe, from a childhood encounter with the Enola Gay on the edge of the Californian desert, to the war in Vietnam, to prison in Detroit. Filled with confusion, anger, and shame at the things that he has seen and done, Lupe struggles to find his way out of the maze of violence and racism that is Postwar America...read more

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9781597090704 | Red Hen Pr, March 1, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A HalfMan Dreaming conjures into existence an apocalyptic storyline that takes its narrator, Lupe, from a childhood encounter with the Enola Gay on the edge of the Californian desert, to the war in Vietnam, to prison in Detroit.

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'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.
By David Matlin and Ishmael Reed (foreword by)

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9781556435492 | 2 edition (North Atlantic Books, February 28, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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Presents a collection of essays that cover the issues surrounding Abu Ghraib Prison.
By Mark Danner (contributor), Barbara Ehrenreich (contributor), North Atlantic Books (corporate author) and David Levi Strauss (contributor)

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9781556435508 | North Atlantic Books, January 7, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of essays that cover the issues surrounding Abu Ghraib Prison.

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Product Description: These poems and prose texts confront the bewilderments and emergencies of ordinary life, for which we never seem to be prepared and which leave us in danger of becoming ghosts of our own exhaustion. A stark, enraged humor gives the work a brutal yet strangely delicate physical presence...read more

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9781886449763 | Reprint edition (Barrytown/ Station Hill Pr, April 1, 1998), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: These poems and prose texts confront the bewilderments and emergencies of ordinary life, for which we never seem to be prepared and which leave us in danger of becoming ghosts of our own exhaustion.
9780882680668 | Barrytown/ Station Hill Pr, January 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: These poems and prose texts confront the bewilderments and emergencies of ordinary life, for which we never seem to be prepared and which leave us in danger of becoming ghosts of our own exhaustion.

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Product Description: This is a story of the southern California chaparral where it edges into the Mohave Desert, a place of ripping Santa Ana winds and unpredicted earthquakes; it is the story of a people there in the late 1940s and early 1950s, a few Jews among the first farmers, who had cut out a chunk of it and raised roses with a passion equal to the remembrance of their diaspora...read more

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9780929701332 | McPherson & Co, May 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This is a story of the southern California chaparral where it edges into the Mohave Desert, a place of ripping Santa Ana winds and unpredicted earthquakes; it is the story of a people there in the late 1940s and early 1950s, a few Jews among the first farmers, who had cut out a chunk of it and raised roses with a passion equal to the remembrance of their diaspora.

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Product Description: Book by Matlin, David

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9780962604607 | Otherwind Pr Inc, January 1, 1990, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Book by Matlin, David

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