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Crow Fair : Stories (Reprint) (Paperback) (Thomas McGuane)

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From one of our most deeply admired storytellers, author of the richly acclaimedGallatin Canyon, his first collection in nine years.Set in Thomas McGuane’s accustomed Big Sky country, with its mesmeric powers, these stories attest to the generous compass of his fellow feeling, as well as to his unique way with words and the comic genius that has inspired comparison with Twain and Gogol. The ties of family make for uncomfortable binds: A devoted son is horrified to discover his mother’s antics before she slipped into dementia. A father’s outdoor skills are no match for an ominous change in the weather. But complications arise equally in the absence of blood, as when lifelong friends on a fishing trip finally confront their deep dislike for each other. Or when a gifted traveling cattle breeder succumbs to the lure of a stranger’s offer of easy money. McGuane is as witty and large-hearted as we have ever known him—a jubilant, thunderous confirmation of his status as a modern master.

From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 267
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Vintage Contemporaries
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Thomas McGuane
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2016
TCIN: 50341075
UPC: 9780345805911
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-0646
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