Fortunate Son: Selected Essays from the Lone Star State


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High Road Books
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7.7 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Rick Bass is an author and activist. He has received many awards and honors for his short fiction, including the O. Henry Award, the Pushcart Prize, the PEN/Nelson Algren Special Citation, and the Story Prize. He is also the author of novels and nonfiction, most recently The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes. His stories, essays, and articles have appeared in a wide variety of magazines, including The New Yorker, the Paris Review, Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, and the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine. He lives in the Yaak Valley, Montana, where he is a member of the Yaak Valley Forest Council.


Rick Bass has something important to say, and he says it good.--Edward Abbey, author of Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang
Rick Bass is one of the most important American writers of his generation. In literary-historical terms, he takes his place among legends such as Edward Abbey, John Graves, Aldo Leopold, and Annie Dillard, among others, as a notable nature essayist.--W. K. Stratton, author of The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film
Fans of the author's writing and collectors of Texas literature alike will prize his homecoming.--Kirkus Reviews
Mr. Bass is an exquisite and unfussy writer.--Andrew R. Graybill, Wall Street Journal