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Gallatin Canyon

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Gallatin Canyon

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Gallatin Canyon by Thomas McGuane
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Place exerts the power of destiny in these ten stories of lives uncannily recognisable and unforgettably strange - a boy makes a surprising discovery skating at night on Lake Michigan; an Irish clan in Massachusetts gathers at the bedside of its dying matriarch; a battered survivor of the glory days of Key West washes up on other shores. Several of the stories unfold in Big Sky country, McGuane s signature landscape- a father tries to buy his adult son out of virginity; a convict-turned-cowhand finds refuge at a ranch in ruination; a couple makes a fateful drive through the perilous gorge of the title story before parting ways. McGuane s people are seekers, beguiled by the land s beauty and myth, compelled by the fantasy of what a locale can offer, forced to reconcile dream and truth. he stories of Gallatin Canyon are alternately comical, dark, and poignant.Rich in the wit, compassion, and matchless language for which McGuane is celebrated, they are the work of a master.

Author Biography

THOMAS McGUANE lives on a ranch in McLeod, Montana. He is the author of nine novels, three works of non fiction, and one previous story collection.
Release date NZ
July 6th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Harvill Secker
Pages
240
Dimensions
135x215x17
ISBN-13
9781846550119
Product ID
1670937

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