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Shotgun lovesongs

Author: Nickolas Butler
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. One of them never left, still farming the family's land that's been tilled for generations. Others did leave, went farther afield to make good, with varying degrees of success; as a rock star, commodities trader, rodeo stud. And seamlessly woven into their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 1250039819 9781250039811
OCLC Number: 846545340
Description: 306 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nickolas Butler.
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"Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. One of them never left, still farming the family's land that's been tilled for generations. Others did leave, went farther afield to make good, with varying degrees of success; as a rock star, commodities trader, rodeo stud. And seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them--both then and now--fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries. Now all four are home, in hopes of finding what could be real purchase in the world. The result is a shared memory only half-recreated, riddled with culture clashes between people who desperately wish to see themselves as the unified tribe they remember, but are confronted with how things have, in fact, changed."--

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