Cover image for It occurs to me that I am America : new stories and art
It occurs to me that I am America : new stories and art
Title:
It occurs to me that I am America : new stories and art
ISBN:
9781501179600
Physical Description:
xix, 374 pages, 52 pages of plates (some folded) ; illustrations (some color), 24 cm
Contents:
Foreword / Introduction / Speak! Speak! / Oh, Canada / Blackout / Party / Compline / Scenes from late paradise: stupidity ; Late America / New blank document / Tell her anyway / Veterans Day / Atonement / Intersections / Third twin / Politics / Balancing acts / The Miss April Houses / The world is yours, the world is mine ; The many faces of Islam / Fires / Hate for sale / Unaccountable / White baby / Your sacred American rights bingo / In the trees / Getting somewhere / Guantánamo, ERF team: making prisoner in the eye ; Guantánamo, ERF team: waterboarding prisoner / Mr. Crime and punishment and war and peace / Finally I am American at heart / Arlington street / The harlot and the murderer: Sonia's story / Starry starry night ; Trade canoe: forty days and forty nights / "People are people" / The trout fisherman / Listen / Between storms / Our cuntry needs you ; Tic-tac-toe ; Deep frost / "Good news!" / Island of tears... ; Island of hope! ; Ghost of Ellis Island / Safety first / Look away ; Loving in black & white / Bystanders (April 2003) / Lucky girl / If they come in the morning / Top step / The ugliest American alphabet / Hope / The walk / Vote Hillary / Stop & shop / Little house on the prairie holding company LLC / The way we read now / Don't despair / Learning American values / Letter from Anthony D. Romero -- Acknowledgments -- Permissions.
Abstract:
"In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women's March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors--including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Cunningham, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child--with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen"-- Provided by publisher.

This provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty authors, celebrating the fundamental ideals of a free, just, and compassionate democracy. Included are pages of daring, full-color and black-and-white art, that support our country's founding premise as the land of the free. Royalties from the book will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
©2018