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Alan Gurganus is probably one of the finest Southern writers of our time.Published 2 months ago by lorraine miller
I truly enjoyed 'Local Souls'. His books are witty, wise, and beautifully written. Some may find them wordy ... Read morePublished 2 months ago by KatieAnn
Beautiful use and composition of language. Great characters and storyline.Published 13 months ago by Brenda Reynolds
There is nothing gay about any of the three novellas which should be edited down to short stories - too much repetition and rehashing of the same thoughts and events.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
Two of the three novellas have moments of magic, but they never come together as a story, and have little cohesion as a collection. Read morePublished 13 months ago by E. M. Rice
I liked the first story very much. the characters were interesting,the situation unusual. The second one was just okay. The third one was long and boring. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ricky
As much as I love Alan Gurganus for the most part (White People and Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All tops the list), I forced myself to slog through this one, hoping it... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Charles Green
Local Souls is a collection of three long stories/novellas that investigate how we deal with cataclysm in our lives. Read morePublished 15 months ago by J Martin Jellinek
I think he is a beautiful writer, but I kept wondering when the book would end. It just went on too long...Published 15 months ago by Deborah Evenich