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Street Games

(1974)
A collection of stories by

 
 
"All the stories in this remarkable cycle of stories are assigned an address. Each is also a separate life, yet part of the larger life that a neighborhood is; [this book] is an artist's inhabiting of other lives out of love, compassion, anger, and pain. Like the neighborhood, the stories are various. The mother of a damaged child tells us, 'I know how he dreams me. I know because I dream his dreams.' A male bureaucrat laments, 'I am too bored to move. No man can leave his wife for reasons like these....' In these stories, Rosellen Brown is Anglo, Puerto Rican, African American, Caucasian, male, female, parent, child. That is the artist's responsibility, the being of so many. Furthermore, it is a brilliantly written book that, in a period of fiction sniffing and snorting at itself, reminds us how the first rate will not go away." - from the foreword by Frederick Busch

    

Used availability for Rosellen Brown's Street Games

Hardback Editions

January 1974 : USA Hardback
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Title: Street games
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-385-09897-9 / 978-0-393-03853-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

August 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Street Games: Stories
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-393-32207-6 / 978-0-393-32207-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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October 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: Street Games: A Neighborhood (Alive Again Series)
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-915943-68-9 / 978-0-915943-68-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
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December 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Street Games
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-345-28739-8 / 978-0-345-28739-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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