❤ [KINDLE] ❃ The Stars Above Veracruz By Barry Gifford ➣ – Heartforum.co.uk A high wire artist named Ropedancer is our guide to best selling author Barry Gifford's world in The Stars Above Veracruz His tale opens and closes this book of linked short fictions that take place i A high wire artist named Ropedancer is our guide to best selling author Barry Gifford's world in The Stars Above Veracruz His tale opens and closes this book of linked short fictions that take place in Honduras France Cuba Paris New York New Zealand Mexico and other locales Gifford's lyrical stories are often confessional involving crimes large and small and narrators who win or lose in their battles never emerge unscathed There is little triumphing here; victory lies in the completion The Stars PDF \ of the journey the survival of the high wire artist who step by step follows his lifeline with utter concentration At once tragic and humorous full of pathos and reminiscent of Thornton Wilder's humanist classic The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Stars Above Veracruz is Gifford's most significant work since Wild at Heart.
Barry Gifford is an American author poet and screenwriter known for his distinctive mix of American landscapes and film noir and Beat Generation influenced literary madnessHe is described by Patrick Beach as being like if John Updike had an evil twin that grew up on the wrong side of the tracks and wrote funnyHe is best known for his series of novels about Sailor and Lula two sex driven.
- 250 pages
- The Stars Above Veracruz
- Barry Gifford
- 20 May 2014 Barry Gifford