Nazi Literature in the Americas
Nazi Literature in the Americas
Translated by Chris Andrews

Recommended by Paul, City Lights Books

The book purports to be a biographical dictionary gathering 30 brief accounts of poets, novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views. While several meet violent ends, most are simply deluded sentimentalists and frustrated litterateurs. They come from all the Latin American countries, but at least a half-dozen are citizens of these United States, including the fanatical preacher Rory Long, the poet and football player Jim O'Bannon, the science fiction writer J.M.S. Hill and the founder of the Aryan Brotherhood, Thomas R. Murchison, alias The Texan (from Michael Dirda's review, Washington Post).

Title Nazi Literature in the Americas
Author Roberto Bolaño
Translated by Chris Andrews
Publisher New Directions
Title First Published 29 May 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 240 p.
ISBN-10 0811217949
ISBN-13 9780811217941
Publication Date 29 May 2009
Main content page count 240
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $13.95

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