Bob Shacochis

Bob ShacochisBirthplace: Pennsylvania
Current Residence:
Setting: Caribbean, Florida
Genre: General Fiction, Nonfiction

Shacochis was born in Pennsylvania, but grew up in Maclean, Virginia. His first short-story collection, Easy in the Islands, received the National Book Award for first fiction. In 1993, Shacochis published his first novel, Swimming in the Volcano, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. He lived for three years in the Caribbean and now resides in Florida.

Book List


Conversations with Cuba (2001)
The Immaculate Invasion (1999)
Drinking, Smoking and Screwing: Great Writers on Good Times (1994)
Domesticity: A Gastronomic Interpretation of Love (1994)

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Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel (1993)
The Next New World (1989)
Easy in the Islands: Stories (1985)
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See also It Takes Place in Florida: General Fiction.

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