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Barry Gifford explores a strange new world in this bizarre adventure novel of smuggling and revolution set in a ghostly Central American country.

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"A wonderful piece of writing." Jim Harrison

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"A strange, disturbing...intriguing...impressionist painting of a book." San Francisco Chronicle

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"Gifford's prose is beautifully spare, his observations keen and he is a terrific storyteller....Smuggling, revolution, the tropics — all are richly rendered in this complex and excellent novel." Publishers Weekly

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"A poet's nuanced prose runs through Port Tropique...a spellbinding story." Washington Post

About the Author

Barry Gifford is the author of numerous books including the novel Landscape with Traveler and co-author of major biographies of Jack Kerouac and William Saroyan. Mr. Gifford lives in northern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887390128
Cover Art by:
Kirwan
Publisher:
Black Lizard Books
Copyright:
Publication Date:
1986
Binding:
Mass Market
Pages:
136

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Product details 136 pages Creative Arts Book Company - English 9780887390128 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A wonderful piece of writing."
"Review" by , "A strange, disturbing...intriguing...impressionist painting of a book."
"Review" by , "Gifford's prose is beautifully spare, his observations keen and he is a terrific storyteller....Smuggling, revolution, the tropics — all are richly rendered in this complex and excellent novel."
"Review" by , "A poet's nuanced prose runs through Port Tropique...a spellbinding story."
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