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Look for Me and I'll Be Gone by John Edgar Wideman

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Also by John Edgar Wideman:

Look for Me and I'll Be Gone, December 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Look for Me and I'll Be Gone, November 2021
Hardcover
American Histories, April 2019
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Fanon, February 2008
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Look for Me and I'll Be Gone
John Edgar Wideman

Scribner
December 2022
On Sale: November 22, 2022
Featuring: John Edgar Wideman
336 pages
ISBN: 1982148950
EAN: 9781982148959
Kindle: B08VJJCXQJ
Trade Paperback / e-Book
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Contemporary Novella / Short Story

In Look For Me and I’ll Be Gone, his sixth collection of stories, John Edgar Wideman imbues with energy and life the concerns that have consistently infused his fiction and nonfiction. How does it feel to grow up in America, a nation that—despite knowing better, despite its own laws, despite experiencing for hundreds of years the deadly perils and heartbreak of racial division—encourages (sometimes unwittingly, but often on purpose) its citizens to see themselves as colored or white, as inferior or superior.

Never content merely to tell a story, Wideman seeks once again to create language that delivers passages like jazz solos, and virtuosic manipulations of time to entangle past and present. The story “Separation” begins with a boy afraid to stand alone beside his grandfather’s coffin, then wends its way back and forth from Pittsburgh to ancient Sumer. “Atlanta Murders” starts with two chickens crossing a road and becomes a dark riff, contemplating “Evidence of Things Not Seen,” James Baldwin’s report on the 1979–1981 child murders in Atlanta, Georgia.

Comprised of fictions of the highest caliber and relevancy by a writer whose imagination and intellect “prove his continued vitality...with vigor and soul” (Entertainment Weekly), Look For Me and I’ll Be Gone will entrance and surprise committed Wideman fans and newcomers alike.

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