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That old ace in the hole : a novel

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assigned to locate land in the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma that can be purchased and converted into pig farms for his employer, Bob Dollar meets the residents of Woolybucket and comes to respect their fierce desire to retain their land.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Proulx, Annie.
That old ace in the hole.
New York : Scribner, ©2002
(OCoLC)606910713
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0684813076 9780684813073 9780743524988 0743524985
OCLC Number: 50417395
Description: xii, 361 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Global Pork Rind --
Art Plastic --
On the Road Again --
The Evil Fat Boy --
No Room in Cowboy Rose --
Sheriff Hugh Dough --
The Rural Compendium --
Pioneer Fronk --
The Busted Star --
Old Dog --
Tater Crouch --
Rope Butt --
Habakuk's Luck --
The Young Couple --
Abel and Cain --
Curiosity Killed the Cat --
The Devil's Hatband --
Just a Few Questions --
The Sheriff's Office --
Everything's O.K. So Far --
Triple Cross --
Ribeye Writes --
Rich Orlando --
Violet's Night on the Town --
Top Sales --
Brother Mesquite --
Trip to Denver --
Used but Not Abused --
Ribeye Cluke's Office --
Quick Change --
Mrs. Betty Doak --
Ace in the Hole --
Failure --
Barbwire.
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Proulx's novel is told through the eyes of Bob Dollar, a young Denver man whose own parents abandoned him on his uncle's doorstep when he was seven. A strikingly intimate account of the vast waves of  Read more...

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