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Rock Springs: stories

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Publisher:
Atlantic Monthly Press,
Pub. Date:
c1987.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
In these ten exquisite stories, Richard Ford mines literary gold from the wind-scrubbed landscape of the American West - and from the guarded hopes and gnawing loneliness of the people who live there. A refugee from justice driving across Wyoming with his daughter, an unhappy girlfriend, and a stolen, cranberry-colored Mercedes; a boy watching his family dissolve in a night of tragicomic violence; two men and a woman swapping hard-luck stories in a frontier bar as they try to sweeten their luck. Rock Springs is a masterpiece of taut narration, cleanly chiseled prose, and empathy so generous that it feels like a kind of grace. Book jacket.
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9780802144577
9780871131591
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Last Grouping Update 2018-12-03 04:20:46AM
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