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Cowboys are my weakness : stories

Author: Pam Houston
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Pam Houston's critically acclaimed collection of strong, shrewd, and very funny stories, we meet smart women who are looking for the love of a good man, and men who are wild and hard to pin down. "I've always had this thing for cowboys, maybe because I was born in New Jersey," says the narrator in the collection's title story. "But a real cowboy is hard to find these days, even in the West." Our heroines are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Houston
ISBN: 0393326357 9780393326352
OCLC Number: 57407121
Notes: Originally published in 1992.
Description: 171 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: How to talk to a hunter --
Selway --
Highwater --
For Bo --
What Shock heard --
Dall --
Cowboys are my weakness --
Jackson is only one of my dogs --
A blizzard under blue sky --
Sometimes you talk about Idaho --
Symphony --
In my next life.
Responsibility: Pam Houston.
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"Exhilarating, like a swift ride through river rapids with a spunky, sexy gal handling the oars."-Washington Post Book World  Read more...

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"Houston's voice is something new in fiction-bright, edgy, touching, and ruefully self-aware as she rewrites the old heterosexual blues...Her heroines are lean and tough, self-created adventurers." Read more...

 
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