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Close range : Wyoming stories

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories set in Wyoming. They range from The Mud Below, on an itinerant rodeo cowboy, to People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water, which is on a family feud.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Proulx, Annie.
Close range.
New York, NY : Scribner, c1999
(OCoLC)607312878
Named Person: Jim (memorial) by Tom Payne & Norma Graham McCracken
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0684852217 9780684852218
OCLC Number: 40595315
Description: 283 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The half-skinned steer --
The mud below --
Job history --
The blood bay --
People in hell just want a drink of water --
The bunchgrass edge of the world --
Pair a spurs --
A lonely coast --
The governors of Wyoming --
55 miles to the gas pump --
Brokeback Mountain.
Responsibility: Annie Proulx ; watercolors by William Matthews.
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A collection of stories set in Wyoming. They range from The Mud Below, on an itinerant rodeo cowboy, to People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water, which is on a family feud.

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by scottsjolin (WorldCat user published 2007-11-30) Excellent Permalink
I don't know much about (E.) Annie Proulx (she dropped the "E." when she got more famous) but I just read the short story "Brokeback Mountain" and found the writing excellent and the story unusual and moving. The movie is surprisingly faithful to the story. It's even more extraordinary because this talented...
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