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Raymond Federman

Bilingual novelist and poet Raymond Federman was bornin 1928 in France, but resides in the US. He recently published My Body in Nine Parts (Starcherone Books 2005) and Return to Manure (FC 2006).

THE CARCASSES

I am sitting in my study—that’s how the story I recorded begins—I am sitting in my study—in San Diego California—close to the sun—where I moved four years ago to be with myself and finish my work—I am sitting in my study looking out of the window at the splendid view before me—incredible—the valley the mountains the trees the sky the birds—beautiful—I’m having a good day—I feel great—I am working on My Body in Nine Parts…

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