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Five Skies

Carlson, Ron

Edité par Viking, 2007
ISBN 10: 0670038504 / ISBN 13: 9780670038503
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Titre : Five Skies

Éditeur : Viking

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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First Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of THE HOTEL EDEN and THE SIGNAL, the story of three men gathered high in the Rocky Mountains for a construction project. Fine/Near Fine. Light crimping at the top edge of the dust jacket and one fold to the dust jacket flap, else clean. Inscribed by Carlson on the title page, as follows: "For Natalja/So happily met in Holywood/at the Bar where they read these 1st pages. All Best, Ron Carlson, September 30, 2007.". N° de réf. du libraire 14424

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Synopsis : Award-winning short story writer Ron Carlson delivers a stirring novel about three men confronting their pasts and their purpose

Beloved story writer Ron Carlson’s first novel in thirty years, Five Skies is the story of three men gathered high in the Rocky Mountains for a construction project that is to last the summer. Having participated in a spectacular betrayal in Los Angeles, the giant, silent Arthur Key drifts into work as a carpenter in southern Idaho. Here he is hired, along with the shiftless and charming Ronnie Panelli, to build a stunt ramp beside a cavernous void. The two will be led by Darwin Gallegos, the foreman of the local ranch who is filled with a primeval rage at God, at man, at life. As they endeavor upon this simple, grand project, the three reveal themselves in cautiously resonant, profound ways. And in a voice of striking intimacy and grace, Carlson’s novel reveals itself as a story of biblical, almost spiritual force. A bellwether return from one of our greatest craftsmen, Five Skies is sure to be one of the most praised and cherished novels of the year.

A propos de l'auteur: Ron Carlson is the award-winning author of four story collections, including At the Jim Bridger and The Hotel Eden, two novels, and a young adult novel. His stories appear regularly in Harper’s, The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Playboy, The Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He is the director of the MFA creative writing program at the University of California, Irvine.

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