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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Peter Grandbois  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Grandbois has lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Grandbois holds a MFA in fiction from Bennington college and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Denver. He is currently a professor of Creative Writing and Contemporary Literature at California State University in Sacramento. He is the author of the short story collection ''A Single, Straight Line'' and has translated ''San Juan: Ciudad Soñada'' by Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá for the University of Wisconsin Press, to be published in 2007. His scholarly articles have appeared in such prestigious journals as the ''Writer’s Chronicle'' and the journal ''Cervantes''. Grandbois has lived in Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, Malaga, and Barcelona. He currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.

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The gravedigger :
ISBN: 0811858189. OCLC Number: 607767055

Chronicle Books,. .

Juan Rodrigo, a gravedigger in a small village in Andalucia, hears the voices of the dead and recounts their tales for the villagers, interjecting lessons in understanding and forgiveness, but his own message is put to the test when his daughter falls inlove with a gypsy boy.