“In stories both harsh and lovely, hopeful and heartbreaking, of men on the fringes of America, Dagoberto Gilb reveals a powerful new literary voice.” The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Magic of Blood
978-0-8021-3399-1 • $15.00 • Paperback • Sep. 1994
Dagoberto Gilb is a powerful and important new talent in American fiction. Fresh, funny, relentless, beautifully crafted, his writing possesses that rare Chekhovian ability to perfectly capture the nuances of ordinary lifeand make it resonate with unexpected meaning. The Magic of Blood is his unforgettable first book.