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Battleborn

Author: Claire Vaye Watkins
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A debut collection of ten short works reimagines the mythology of the American West and includes stories of a foreigner's arrival at a prostitution ranch, a hermit's attempt to rescue an abused teen, and a woman's role in a friend's degrading Vegas encounter.
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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Vaye Watkins
ISBN: 9781594488252 1594488258 9781594631450 159463145X
OCLC Number: 761846638
Awards: Story Prize, 2013, American Academy of Arts and Letters prize for a young writer of considerable literary talent for a work published in 2012.
Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ghosts, cowboys --
The last thing we need --
Rondine Al Nido --
The past perfect, the past continuous, the simple past --
Wish you were here --
Man-o-war --
The archivist --
The diggings --
Virginia City --
Graceland.
Responsibility: Claire Vaye Watkins.

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A debut collection of ten short works reimagines the mythology of the American West and includes stories of a foreigner's arrival at a prostitution ranch, a hermit's attempt to rescue an abused teen, and a woman's role in a friend's degrading Vegas encounter.

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