By L. Lamar Nisly
Louisiana author Tim Gautreaux (b. 1947) writes fiction that combines equivalent components dry humor, tall stories, and deep tragedy. His tales and novels of working-class Acadiana painting lives of inimitably poignant love, loss, and longing. The intensity and complexity of Gautreaux's writing invite scholarly value determinations to boot, as critics mine the richness of his ethical imaginative and prescient. those interviews show the depth of his experience of position, his deep connection to the mechanical and dealing international, his dedication to the craft of writing, and his Catholic view that has been formed through Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy. Conversations with Tim Gautreaux collects interviews from 1993 to 2009 with the writer of The lacking, The Clearing, Welding with Children, and lots of different very important works of fiction. Readers who've been engaged with the topics in his tales and novels will locate themselves both serious about the sort and considerate voice they detect in interviews.
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