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Children of Strangers

A collection of stories by

Children of Strangers: Stories
by Anthony Bukoski The second collection of stories by teacher/writer Anthony Bukoski. These heart gripping fourteen short stories mainly take place within Polish American communities of Superior. "Bukoski's highly original collection of stories is as soulful a book as I've encountered in years. The great gentleness with which he writes becomes his power."
STUART DYBEK "A writer of many narrative voices, Bukoski evokes through them a place and its people about which too little has been said in our literature. Rank him with the best of the new ethnic writers."
SHIRLEY ANN GRAU "Bukoski's evocation and investigation of the Catholic Polish American community of the Great Lakes area is alive with story. His characters often tell themselves their story because it is so crucial to them that they--these tough men with cracked lips, these women suffocated into silence--speak."
FREDERICK BUSCH "Nobody else, to the best of my knowledge, has yet written with such empathy and depth of understanding about this place and the people in it."
GEORGE GARRETT "Tony Bukoski is the ultimate chronicler of the Polish American experience."
W.P. KINSELLA ANTHONY BUKOSKI, the grandson of Polish immigrants, grew up in Superior, Wisconsin. In 1965 he served as a Marine in DaNang, South Vietnam. He holds an A.M. from Brown University and an M.F.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. His stories have been nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize, have twice won special mention, and have appeared in many literary venues in the U.S. and Canada. Currently he teaches English at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He and his wife live in the home where he was reared. Publishing House: Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas 1993
SoftCover book measuring 5.5" x 8.5"


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Hardback Editions

October 1993 : USA Hardback

Title: Children of Strangers: Stories
Author(s): Anthony Bukoski
ISBN: 0-87074-350-3 / 978-0-87074-350-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press
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Paperback Editions

October 1993 : USA Paperback

Title: Children of Strangers: Stories
Author(s): Anthony Bukoski
ISBN: 0-87074-364-3 / 978-0-87074-364-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Southern Methodist University
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