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R stunning secret When some young boys on the lookout for easy money get caught with a truckload of stolen horses thievery uickly turns into redemption For a group of convicts a gathering of birds in the prison yard may be the key to transcendence both figurative and literal And with the title story Lopez enters a territory of unmitigated evil reminiscent of Conrad Here are saints who shouldn't touch but do; sinne i d give it five stars for the story The Mappist included here which is beautiful The rest of the collection however veers wildly from simply boring and overwrought to truly horrifying

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Light Action in the Caribbean Stories

Moving from fable and historical fiction to contemporary realism this book of stories from Barry Lopez is erotic and wise full of irresistible characters doing things they shouldn't do for reasons that are mysterious and irreducible In The Letters of Heaven a packet of recently discovered 17th century Peruvian love letters presents a 20th century man with the paralyzing choice of either protecting or exposing thei I recently read an essay by Barry Lopez titled The Rediscovery of North America In the essay he suggests a way that we as participants in the landscape of our continent can look directly at the lust

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Rs who insist on the life of the spirit; a postcard paradise that turns into nightmareLight Action in the Caribbean has already been hailed by Russell Banks as tough minded emotionally turbulent and always intelligent E Annie Proulx describes these stories as subtle and mysterious and says that a reader cannot leave Lopez's fictional territory unchanged This is a book that breaks exciting new ground for Barry Lope A nice selection of short stories Lopez writes both fiction and nonfiction in beautifully crafted prose


10 thoughts on “Light Action in the Caribbean Stories

  1. says:

    Another brilliant collection by Lopez two books in and he is swiftly becoming a favorite of mine This collection seemed to have less of an overarching theme than the book I read last month Field Notes The Grace Note of the

  2. says:

    I recently read an essay by Barry Lopez titled The Rediscovery of North America In the essay he suggests a way that we as participants

  3. says:

    Barry Lopez's stories are wonderfully delicate Not in the sense of being soft or sentimental or flowery but its like they have a hig

  4. says:

    Read Emory Bear Hands' Birds

  5. says:

    i'd give it five stars for the story The Mappist included here which is beautiful The rest of the collection however veers wildly from simply boring and overwrought to truly horrifying

  6. says:

    Highlights Remembering Orchards Thomas Lowdermilk's Generosity The Construction of the Rachel

  7. says:

    A nice selection of short stories Lopez writes both fiction and nonfiction in beautifully crafted prose

  8. says:

    Lopez’s writing is lovely on a sentence level but his stories were either short meditation on an academic subject or all b

  9. says:

    The title story will make your jaw drop especially since all the other stories are so pastoral and poetic No one writes like Barry There are authors who weave in science eg Andrea Barrett but Lopez has such a beautiful aura about him Barry Lopez should be The Official Poet Laureate of Planet Earth

  10. says:

    Lopez is one of my favorites