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25%OFFAnnie Proulx - Close Range (Wyoming Stories 1) (v. 1) - 9781841150765 - V9781841150765
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Close Range (Wyoming Stories 1) (v. 1)

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Description for Close Range (Wyoming Stories 1) (v. 1) Paperback.

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘The Shipping News’ comes a collection of short stories inspired by the harsh and unforgiving landscape of Wyoming.

Throughout the collection, Annie Proulx invests these stories with an intelligence and black humour that transforms them into something new and surprising. In one story, a slight young man defies his mother’s insults to become a rodeo star, while in another, an octogenarian finds himself drawn back to the ranch that he quit decades before – against his better judgement. Elsewhere, Proulx demonstrates her taste for ... Read more

Inventive, compassionate and wildly funny, these marvellous stories explore the unbreakable bond between a people and their land.

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Product Details

Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781841150765
SKU
V9781841150765
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Annie Proulx
Annie Proulx published her first novel ‘Postcards’ in 1991 at the age of 56. ‘The Shipping News’ won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award and the Irish Times International Prize. Her third novel, ‘Accordion Crimes’, was published in 1996. She is also the author of three short-story collections, ‘Heart Songs’ (1994), ‘Close Range’ (1999) and ‘Bad Dirt’ ... Read more

Reviews for Close Range (Wyoming Stories 1) (v. 1)
‘Ms. Proulx writes with all the brutal beauty of one of her Wyoming snowstorms’, The Wall Street Journal ‘A stunning collection of eleven tales about the hard lives of the ranchers, cowpokes and country wives who struggle to survive in an unforgiving environment. Written in a wonderfully flexible ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Close Range (Wyoming Stories 1) (v. 1)


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