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The Pacific and Other Stories (Penguin)
Mark Helprin's critics--who mainly regard him as a political conservative and, therefore, a traitor to imaginative literature--have made him into a martyr. Here, he fends off the slings and arrows to say what he believes a writer to be, and describes the values he wants his work to embrace.
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- Mark Helprin: author, 'The Pacific and Other Stories'
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