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American salvage : stories

Author: Bonnie Jo Campbell
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2010.
Series: Made in Michigan writers series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American salvage is rich with local color and peopled with rural characters who love and hate extravagantly. They know how to fix cars and washing machines, how to shoot and clean game, and how to cook up methamphetamine, but they have not figured out how to prosper in the twenty-first century. Through the complex inner lives of working-class characters, Bonnie Jo Campbell illustrates the desperation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, Bonnie Jo, 1962-
American salvage.
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)471810641
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Jo Campbell
ISBN: 9780814334911 0814334911
OCLC Number: 757519232
Notes: Originally published as pbk.: c2009.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Fiction, 2009
Description: 1 online resource (170 p.)
Contents: Trespasser --
Yard man --
World of gas --
Inventor, 1972 --
Solutions to Brian's problem --
Burn --
Family reunion --
Winter life --
Bringing Belle home --
Falling --
King Cole's American salvage --
Storm warning --
Fuel for the millennium --
Boar taint --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Made in Michigan writers series.
Responsibility: by Bonnie Jo Campbell.

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Presents a collection of stories that are set in a rural Michigan landscape, where wildlife, jobs, and ways of life are vanishing. This book illustrates the desperation of post-industrial America,  Read more...

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