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The Way of Florida

Russell Persson

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Hardback
ISBN: 978 0 995705 20 3
Imprint: Little Island Press
Published: October 2017
234 x 156 mm
256 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Relentless, urgent and above all musical, this expertly crafted début novel recasts the tragic story of the failed Narváez expedition – a calamitous attempt to establish Spanish colonies along the Gulf Coast – in bracing, beautiful language. A timely narrative of botched colonialism, The Way of Florida radically reimagines the parameters and responsibilities of the historical novel.

    Russell Persson lives in Reno, Nevada. His fiction has appeared in The Quarterly and Unsaid Magazine. He is the 2014 recipient of Unsaid's Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Award for Fiction in the Face of Adversity. ... read more
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