McSweeney's Issue 65 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern): Plundered (Guest Editor Valeria Luiselli) (Hardcover)

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By Claire Boyle (Editor), Dave Eggers (Editor), Valeria Luiselli (Guest Editor)
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McSweeney's 65: Plundered spans the Americas, from a bone-strewn Peruvian desert to inland South Texas, and considers the violence that shaped it. In fifteen bracing stories, the collection delves into extraction, exploitation, and, crucially, defiance. How does a community, an individual, resist the plundering of land and peoples? Guest-edited by acclaimed author Valeria Luiselli, with Heather Cleary, Issue 65 brings together stories of stolen artifacts and endless job searches, of nationality-themed amusement parks and cultish banana plantations. Including contributors from Brazil, Cuba, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, the United States, and more, Plundered is a panoramic portrait of a hemisphere on fire.

Praise for McSweeney's Quarterly A key barometer of the literary climate.-The New York Times McSweeney's is so much more than a magazine; it's a vital part of our culture. -Geoff Dyer, McSweeney's contributor and author of Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi and Otherwise Known as the Human Condition
Product Details
ISBN: 9781952119231
ISBN-10: 1952119235
Publisher: McSweeney's
Publication Date: December 9th, 2021
Language: English
Series: McSweeney's Quarterly Concern