The Extinction of Rhinos in Mexico

9 Tales of Life and Death

by Stephen Blackburn



Book Details

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Publication Date : 2/27/2001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9780738844770

About the Book


The Extinction of Rhinos in Mexico

"Mr. Blackburn´s stories display a leading-edge talent...´Meat Caves´ and ´The Extinction of Rhinos´ touch and disturb."

Writer´s Digest National Self-Published Book Awards

"One of the best collections of Southwestern short stories I´ve ever read."

—Michael Scott Myers, screenwriter of The Whole Wide World

"Vivid characters who refuse to be contained within the confines of their short stories."

—Devorah Fox, Gulfscapes magazine

"The best short story collection to bless readers for quite a while."

—Sareda Milosz, Atención San Miguel

"Highly original…exquisite…a masterful journey."—Nancy McGalliard

"Great talent and style."—Dan Holt

"Literary treasure."—Marilyn Stubbeman

"Brilliant."—Kelly Greene

"Wonderful!"—Betsy Boyd

"Powerful."—Samantha Holcomb

"Vivid, slice-of-life stories...heartbreaking."—rubycanoe

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     Written under the aegis of best-selling author James Michener, Stephen Blackburn´s THE EXTINCTION OF RHINOS IN MEXICO will remain in your heart long after you´ve read these compelling short stories that testify to the resilience, dignity and compassion of the human spirit in a world fraught with irony and tragedy.

About the Author

Stephen Blackburn WINNER James Michener Fellowship in Fiction