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Fine in French wraps.
A paperback original and the first separate publication of a story set in Wyoming that appeared first in the New Yorker magazine. Signed by the author on the title page. The story of two gay cowboys who fall in love.
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The story later appeared in the story collection of Close Range. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Clinica Mayo despre diabet Dr. Maria Collazo-Clavel Used. Seller: Bookmall Condition: Used. Brokeback Mountain Proulx, Annie Scribner. Fourth Estate Limited. New, no dust jacket as issued.
New, unread copy. The O.
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London: Fourth Estate Limited,, Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine and front board in silver and white. Spine sunned; an excellent copy. First UK edition, first impression. It was originally published in The New Yorker on October 13, Seller: Peter Harrington Published: Very slight bump to upper corner front cover. A few light scuffs on glossy surface of covers. Light wrinkle to fore-edge of last page.
No prev. Siglo XXI Ediciones. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. The first separate appearance of this story that was published in the New Yorker in and was later collected in Close Range in , before being made into an Oscar-winning film in and then released in hardcover by Scribner. Fine in self wrappers. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. First edition.
The first separate edition of this story that originally appeared in the New Yorker. A fine unread copy in illustrated orange and black French style wrappers. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in copper with matching dust jacket.
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Soft cover. Softcover is fine.. Brokeback Mountain. El terreno vedado Spanish Edition Proulx, A. Mild shelf wear. No marking, other than library markings, found in text. Binding solid. No creases in spine or covers. Packaged carefully for shipping. Ships within 24 hours with tracking. Satisfaction guaranteed!! Very Good. Brokeback Mountain Proulx, Annie Paperback.
Since then, the author has alternated between short and long fiction, garnering numerous accolades and honors along the way. Giving the lie to the literary adage "write what you know," her curiosity has led her into interesting, unfamiliar territory: Before writing The Shipping News , she made more than seven extended trips to Newfoundland, immersing herself in the culture and speech of its inhabitants; similarly, she weaved staggering amounts of musical arcana into her novel Accordion Crimes.
She is known for her keen powers of observation—passed on, she says, from her mother, an artist and avid naturalist—and for her painstaking research, a holdover from her student days. In , Proulx left Vermont for the wide open spaces of Wyoming—a move that inspired several memorable short stories, including the O. Henry Award winner "Brokeback Mountain. Lionized by most critics, Proulx is, nevertheless, not without her detractors.
Indeed, her terse prose, eccentric characters, startling descriptions, and stylistic idiosyncrasies run-on sentences followed by sentence fragments are not the literary purist's cup of tea. But few writers can match her brilliance at manipulating language, evoking place and landscape, or weaving together an utterly mesmerizing story with style and grace. Book Reviews Powerful Proulx's people mainly is lust and lechery, itch and obsession Besides, you have little choice about reading [them] once you've begun them Proulx writes with all the brutal beauty of one of her Wyoming snowstorms.
Her people not only "stand" the bad luck and heartbreak that comes their way; they stare it down with astonishing strength. Michael Knight - Wall Street Journal.
Give yourself about 10 days to read this new collection of short stories by Annie Proulx. She has the mantle of American realism about her in style and vision, yet in this book she has broken new ground. It's a book with the best qualities of long-lasting, salty beef jerky. Some things shouldn't be rushed, but savored. Steven C. Ballinger - The Bloomsbury Review.
Annie Proulx's Close Range is the strongest attempt since Richars Ford's Rock Springs to capture a place that started as a fairy tale sold to gullible adventurers, flourished as a national matinee, and lives on as an existential broken promise that its people cant quite stop believing in Her stories are solid oak Her style is all substance, with very little air in it, as though she's learned to use fewer vowels, somehow, and banish articles and prepositions At its best, Proulx's drawl is better than perfect If God talked cowboy, he'd sound like Proulx.
She's brilliant. Walter Kirn - New York Magazine. Proulx hits and maintains a stunning narrative pitch whenever she details the Wyoming wilderness Book Magazine.
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A vigorous second collection from Proulx: eleven nicely varied stories set in the roughhewn wasteland that one narrator calls a "97,square-miles dog's breakfast of outside exploiters, Republican ranchers and scenery. Kirkus Reviews. In the story told by Mero's old man's girlfriend, the half-skinned steer becomes a terrible fate Tin Head knows he can't escape. What is Mero's half-skinned steer?