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Kentucky Straight

Offutt, Chris

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ISBN 10: 067973886X / ISBN 13: 9780679738862
Edité par Vintage, 1992
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Soft Cover
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First Edition (SECOND printing). The first book by the author of THE SAME RIVER TWICE, a well-received story collection set in a nameless Appalachian community too small to be called a town. Fine pictorial wraps as issued. Inscribed by Offut on the title page, as follows: "To Larry Owens/all best/Chris Offutt.". N° de réf. du libraire 70845

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Kentucky Straight

Éditeur : Vintage

Date d'édition : 1992

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

Kentucky straight is bourbon with no mixer. Kentucky Straight is Kentucky seen without nostalgic gloss. These riveting, often heartbreaking stories, take us through country that is unmapped. They are set in a nameless Appalachian community too small to be called a town, a place where wanting an education is a mark of ungodly arrogance and dowsing for water a legitimate occupation; where hunting is not a sport but a means of survival. These are stories of coal miners and backwoods medicine men, of gamblers and marijuana farmers, tales of real tragedy and unutterable strangeness that convey their sense of place so vividly that we feel its ground rise beneath our feet.
 
Offutt has received a James Michener Grant and a Kentucky Arts Council Award.

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Riveting, often heartbreaking stories that take readers through country that is figuratively and literally unmapped. These stories are set in a nameless community too small to be called a town, a place where wanting an education is a mark of ungodly arrogance and dowsing for water a legitimate occupation. Offutt has received a James Michener Grant and a Kentucky Arts Council Award.

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