Coal Black Horse

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Product Details

Price
$13.95  $12.83
Publisher
Algonquin Books
Publish Date
Pages
229
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.5 X 8.1 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781565126015
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About the Author

Robert Olmstead is the author of eight previous books. Coal Black Horse was the winner of the Heartland Prize for Fiction. The Coldest Night was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Far Bright Star was the winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award. Olmstead is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA grant and is a professor at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Reviews

"A spare, classical quest story . . . With a horse like this, you just want to ride, and with descriptive powers such as he displays here, Olmstead makes the ride an exciting one, with just enough lean prose to keep the mystery of an event both in time and out . . . and just the proper amount of sharp description to keep us bound to whatever piece of earth the particular moment of the story happens to be grounded in. . . . An effective mix of stark classic narrative and uncloying nostalgia."
--San Francisco Chronicle