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Allan Gurganus

Originally posted October 2001

The Practical Heart

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A novella is, stylistically, somewhere between a novel and a short story. And one of the modern masters of the novella is Allan Gurganus. This book is a collection of four novellas featuring improbable heroes struggling with what life has handed them.

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