The Puglist at Rest

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Product Details

Price
$18.98
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.52 X 0.58 inches | 0.72 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316473040
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About the Author

Thom Jones was a National Book Award finalist, O. Henry Award winner, and the author of the three story collections The Pugilist at Rest, Cold Snap, and Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine. He received an MFA from the University of Iowa in 1973, and worked an array of jobs from copywriter to janitor until he was published for the first time, in The New Yorker, in his mid-forties. His stories went on to be published in other magazines such as Harper's, Esquire, Playboy, and Story as well. Jones died in 2016 and was eulogized in The New Yorker by Joyce Carol Oates.