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7 edition of Swimming in the Volcano found in the catalog.

Swimming in the Volcano

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7350892M
ISBN 100140236589
ISBN 109780140236583

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Swimming in the Volcano by Bob Shacochis Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Catherine, it contains some of the most precise and evocative passages, characters, and scenes youll ever have the pleasure to read/5. A contributing editor for Outside and Harper's, Bob Shacochis has been a GQ columnist and writer for numerous other national publications.

He is also the author of the novel, Swimming in the Volcano, a work of literary reportage about Haiti, The Immaculate Invasion, a second collection of stories, Swimming in the Volcano book Next New Swimming in the Volcano book, and a collection of essays on food and love, Cited by: 1.

A vibrant portrait of love and politics in the tropics from the National Book Award–winning author: “the Swimming in the Volcano book first novel I have read in many years” (William O’Rourke, Chicago Tribune).

Winner of the National Book Award for First Fiction for Easy in the Islands, Bob Shacochis returns to the islands with Swimming in the Volcano, a “splendid first novel” that illuminates the beauty /5(16). Winner of the National Book Award for First Fiction for Easy in the Islands, Bob Shacochis returns to the islands with Swimming in the Volcano, a “splendid first novel” (Library Journal) possessed of the same beauty as the places and people of the Caribbean.

Set on the fictional Caribbean island of St. Catherine, an American expatriate becomes unwittingly embroiled in an.

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About The Book. Winner of the National Book Award for First Fiction for Easy in the Islands, Bob Shacochis returns to the islands with Swimming in the Volcano, a “splendid first novel” (Library Journal) possessed of the same beauty as the places and people of the Caribbean.

Set on the fictional Caribbean island of St. Catherine, an American expatriate becomes unwittingly. A contributing editor for Outside and Harper's, Bob Shacochis has been a GQ columnist and writer for numerous other national publications.

He is also the author of the novel, Swimming in the Volcano, a work of literary reportage about Haiti, The Immaculate Invasion, a second collection of stories, The Next New World, and a collection of essays on food and love, Author: Bob Shacochis.

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