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The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness
     

The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness

by Rick Bass
 

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GQ called the three short novels in this collection "wondrous." A woman returns to live on her family's west Texas ranch . . . a man tracks his wife through a winter wilderness . . . an ancient ocean buried in the foothills of the Appalachians becomes a battleground for a young wildcat oilman and his aging mentor. Here is Bass at his magical, passionate, and lyrical

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GQ called the three short novels in this collection "wondrous." A woman returns to live on her family's west Texas ranch . . . a man tracks his wife through a winter wilderness . . . an ancient ocean buried in the foothills of the Appalachians becomes a battleground for a young wildcat oilman and his aging mentor. Here is Bass at his magical, passionate, and lyrical best.

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"Hauntingly beautiful." Boston Globe

"Writing of this quality creates a stillness in the mind." Time Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547346816
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/30/1998
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
648 KB

Meet the Author

RICK BASS’s fiction has received O. Henry Awards, numerous Pushcart Prizes, awards from the Texas Institute of Letters, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, among others. Most recently, his memoir Why I Came West was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

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