Rock Springs

Rock Springs

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Book - 1987 | 1st ed
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In these ten exquisite stories, Richard Ford mines literary gold from the wind-scrubbed landscape of the American West - and from the guarded hopes and gnawing loneliness of the people who live there. A refugee from justice driving across Wyoming with his daughter, an unhappy girlfriend, and a stolen, cranberry-colored Mercedes; a boy watching his family dissolve in a night of tragicomic violence; two men and a woman swapping hard-luck stories in a frontier bar as they try to sweeten their luck. Rock Springs is a masterpiece of taut narration, cleanly chiseled prose, and empathy so generous that it feels like a kind of grace. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780871131591
0871131595
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: x, 235 p. ; 24 cm

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