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White Flights
by Jess Row

Novelist and critic Jess Row traces, through postwar American fiction, the movement of the white imagination away from urban spaces and into empty, isolated landscapes.

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White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination

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AUTHOR
Jess Row
PUBLISHER
Graywolf Press
PAGES
328
PUBLICATION DATE
August 2019

Jess Row is the author of White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination, as well as the novel Your Face in Mine and the story collections The Train to Lo Wu and Nobody Ever Gets Lost. His fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Granta, and Tin House, as well as three times in The Best American Short Stories; he’s received a Whiting Writers Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and NEA and Guggenheim fellowships, and was named a “Best Young American Novelist” by Granta in 2007. He lives in New York and teaches at the College of New Jersey, and is a senior dharma teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen.

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