To Repel Ghosts (review)

To Repel Ghosts (review) Atice, Williams' most blatant mouth- between the characters and WiUiams. piece, approaches each new happening with a surprisingly plausible combination of innocent wonder and jaded experience. A poster girl for gifted chil- Despite the occasional snag, however, WUliams has created a story in which Ulusion and complexity are balanced by humanity and tenderness. (EP) dren, she spouts off on subjects ranging from animal rights to human consumption patterns. She beUeves herseti to be on the way to greatness, seek- ing "to possess a savage glitter." Her passion for causes provides her best friend, Corvus, with the opportunity to indulge her own morbid tendencies. Annabel completes the trio; she is the blossoming debutante, better suited to a "normal" life than the other two, To Repel Ghosts by Kevin Young Zoland Books, 2001, 368 pp., $26 African American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, discovered in the rush of attention given to Graffiti art by Keith although she knows better than to believe in such a fantasy. The three girls travel through the local desert, encountering people and situations so bizarre that the reader, Haring in the early 1980s and mentored by Andy Warhol, is the central figure in Kevin Young's new book http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

To Repel Ghosts (review)

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Atice, Williams' most blatant mouth- between the characters and WiUiams. piece, approaches each new happening with a surprisingly plausible combination of innocent wonder and jaded experience. A poster girl for gifted chil- Despite the occasional snag, however, WUliams has created a story in which Ulusion and complexity are balanced by humanity and tenderness. (EP) dren, she spouts off on subjects ranging from animal rights to human consumption patterns. She beUeves herseti to be on the way to greatness, seek- ing "to possess a savage glitter." Her passion for causes provides her best friend, Corvus, with the opportunity to indulge her own morbid tendencies. Annabel completes the trio; she is the blossoming debutante, better suited to a "normal" life than the other two, To Repel Ghosts by Kevin Young Zoland Books, 2001, 368 pp., $26 African American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, discovered in the rush of attention given to Graffiti art by Keith although she knows better than to believe in such a fantasy. The three girls travel through the local desert, encountering people and situations so bizarre that the reader, Haring in the early 1980s and mentored by Andy Warhol, is the central figure in Kevin Young's new book

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The Missouri ReviewUniversity of Missouri

Published: Oct 5, 2001

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