Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail: Stories

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Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Modern Library
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.16 X 0.49 X 8.06 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375760617
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About the Author

Bobbie Ann Mason is the author of a number of books, including the short-story collection Shiloh and Other Stories (available from Modern Library Paperbacks), the novel In Country, and a memoir, Clear Springs, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is Writer-in-Residence at the University of Kentucky.

Reviews

"Sitting down with one of these stories may well be the next best thing to going home again." --The Wall Street Journal

"I love the way Bobbie Ann Mason writes, the way she brings her people to life in so few words. I've been a fan since Shiloh." --Elmore Leonard

"Leaves the reader with an affecting portfolio of portraits of small-town lives caught in medias res." --The New York Times

"In this shimmering collection, [Mason] brings to life a winning cast of men and women who forge on, even though their quest for home has compromised their dreams." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Stuns with its effortless craft and lingering grace . . . Mason's stories are masterful in their quiet simplicity." --The Denver Post

"Mason's great skill is in creating fully realized lives in the space of a few pages." --The Miami Herald