The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake

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The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake

By Breece D'J Pancake; James Alan McPherson (Foreword by); John Casey (Afterword by)

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316715973, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2002

Breece D'J Pancake cut short a promising career when he took his own life at the age twenty-six. Published posthumously, this is a collection of stories that depict the world of Pancake's native rural West Virginia.

About the Author
Pancake attended Marshall University, taught English at Virginia military schools, and then entered the creative writing program at the University of Virginia.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Alan McPherson was born in Savannah, Georgia. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and holds an MFA from the University of Iowa. In a writing career that spans forty years, McPherson has been a contributor to many publications, including The Atlantic, Esquire, and Playboy, and was the editor of Double Take magazine. He is a professor of English at the University of Iowa.

Casey is professor of English Literature at the University of Virginia.