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Author: Denis Johnson
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century -- an ordinary man in extraordinary times. Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer struggles to make sense of this strange new world. As his story unfolds, we witness both his shocking personal defeats and the radical changes that transform America in his lifetime.
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Genre/Form: Novellas
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Johnson
ISBN: 9781250007650 1250007658
OCLC Number: 794929587
Notes: "This novella was originally published, in slightly different form, in the Paris Review, 2002"--Title page verso.
Description: 116 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Denis Johnson.

Abstract:

This is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century -- an ordinary man in extraordinary times. Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer struggles to make sense of this strange new world. As his story unfolds, we witness both his shocking personal defeats and the radical changes that transform America in his lifetime.
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