The Magic of Blood

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The Magic of Blood

By Dagoberto Gilb

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802133991, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 1994


Dagoberto Gilb is a powerful and important new talent in American fiction. Fresh, funny, relentless, and beautifully crafted, his writing possesses that rare Chekhovian ability to perfectly capture the nuances of ordinary life and make it resonate with unexpected meaning.

About the Author
Gilb has been a union construction worker for sixteen years and is currently on the creative writing faculty of Southwest Texas State University.