Welcome to Eudora

Thebo, M (2007) Welcome to Eudora. Ballantine. ISBN 345492196

Item Type: Book

This novel's originality consists narration. Told in a gossipy reportage where the narrator is the entire town's body of shared knowledge, it is significant because it deals with and largely explains the experience of small town citizens in Midwestern America. This class of people wield a disproportionate amount of the world's political power, often in ways that are difficult for outsiders to understand. A text which uses humour and point of view to try and open up an understanding of Midwesterners for other readers, Eudora draws on experiences from friends and family members, gathered by interview, correspondence and oral accounts. It is especially concerned with the experiences of Mexican American immigrants/citizens and is informed by the research element (concerning the ethics of transcultural representation) of my recent doctoral thesis. The imprint is relatively prestigious, marketed at reader's groups, and contains an appendix relating to thematic concerns in the narrative, including an interview about issues of community and place by the American poet Carrie Etter.,

Divisions: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2012 04:45
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2022 19:20
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