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All my relations : stories

Author: Christopher McIlroy
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories on the people of the Southwest. In the title piece, an Indian gives up drinking to work on a cattle ranch, only to find himself ostracized by his friends back on the reservation. He resumes drinking and loses his job.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher McIlroy
ISBN: 0820316024 9780820316024
OCLC Number: 28291464
Description: 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: All my relations --
Simplifying --
Hualapai dread --
The march of the toys --
From the Philippines --
In a landscape animals shrink to nothing --
The big bang and the good house --
Builders.
Responsibility: by Christopher McIlroy.

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This volume contains eight stories that explore the landscapes of the American Southwest. The author is winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.  Read more...

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McIlroy offers unflinching and original portrayals of human weakness, solitude, and survival in the rural Southwest. In these stories, imperfect characters leading battered lives are as indomitable Read more...

 
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