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Close range : Wyoming stories

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner pbk. Fiction edView all editions and formats
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Presents eleven short stories about loneliness, quick violence, and wrong kinds of love, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0684852225 9780684852225 9780684852218 0684852217
OCLC Number: 43412941
Notes: The movie Brokeback Mountain was based on one of the short stories contained in this book.
Awards: Winner of Ambassador Book Awards (Fiction) 2000
Winner of WILLA Literary Award (Contemporary Fiction) 2000
Short-listed for L.A. Times Book Prize (Fiction) 1999
Winner of New Yorker Book (Fiction) 2000
Description: 285 pages ; 21 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.

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From one of the great writers of our time comes a collection of award-winning stories about loneliness, quick violence, and the wrong kinds of love. Her masterful language and vast love of the West  Read more...

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Michael Knight"The Wall Street Journal"Ms. Proulx writes with all the brutal beauty of one of her Wyoming snowstorms. "The New York Times"Powerful...Read [the stories] for their absolute authenticity Read more...

 
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