A vision from the border

Hardigg, Viva
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p63
Profiles Pinckney Benedict, 30, a writer from West Virginia. His first novel `Dogs of God'; Encouragement of Joyce Carol Oates to employ his native idiom in his writing; `Town Smoke,' his first book of short stories; Critics who have heralded him as the new voice of the border states; Characters in `Dogs of God'; Criticism of his stereotypes of backwardness and poverty in West Virginia.


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