Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail: Stories
0679449248 First edition. Fine in dust jacket with label removal scar on front panel. dnd Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. For further information or scans please call or email. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BFEB07277
Über diesen Titel:
I felt strange, says Chrissy in With Jazz, as though all my life I had been zigzagging down a wild trail to this particular place. In Charger, a teenage boy races along the interstate, seeking the father who abandoned him years before. In Rolling into Atlanta, a young woman searches for the kind of authenticity she remembers from her rural childhood. In Proper Gypsies, Nancy deals with the shock of being robbed in London. In The Funeral Side, Sandra comes home to try to fulfill her responsibilities to her family, but yearns to escape again to Alaska and the northern lights that haunt her. Writing in the spare, precise, beautifully nuanced language for which she is famous, Bobbie Ann Mason expands her art here in dramatic and illuminating fashion.
These fascinating stories bring to life surprising individuals whose journeys shine a bright light on life as it is lived by many Americans today. Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail is a beautiful book by one of America's finest writers, a book full of drama, humor, and startling insights into the timeless longings of the human heart.
"Mason is a full-fledged master of the short story."
--Anne Tyler, about Shiloh and Other Stories
"Count on it...Bobbie Ann Mason is going to be renowned as one of America's finest writers. Clear Springs, her recent memoir, was a deserving Pulitzer finalist, but perhaps she shines most in crafting short stories."
--Jeff Guinn, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"Bobbie Ann Mason's genius only grows stronger and wiser and funnier with every new book, and Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail is my absolute favorite so far. What an ear she has for the telling phrase, what an eye for the heartbreaking detail. These new stories are stunning."
"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.
"In the dictionary under "story", it should just say, "See Bobbie Ann Mason." I will follow her down any trail she blazes."
--Roy Blount, Jr.
"No writer in America can match Bobbie Ann Mason at chronicling the dizzying changes in our culture. We find each of her varied and interesting characters zigzagging down the wild and surprising trail of their lives to arrive at a vivid moment of clarity, a moment that pierces the heart. These are stories to savor."
Titel: Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail: Stories
Verlag: Random House, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine
Auflage: First Edition.
Zahlungsarten, die dieser Verkäufer akzeptiert
Money Order Bar PayPal
Robinson Street Books, IOBA
Binghamton, NY, USA
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 31. Dezember 1996
AbeBooks Mitglied seit 1996
Robinson Street Books, 184 Robinson Street, Binghamton, NY 13904
Email: email@example.com Phone: 607-217-4328 Within USA: 800-
572-4416 Contact: Rhett Moran
All books are guaranteed to be as described. Books are returnable within 2
weeks. Please notify us before returning a book. All items are offered
to prior sale. ALL AUTOGRAPHS ARE GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, and if found
otherwise, may be returned by original purchaser, for full refund without
time limit. We accept ALL MAJOR CRE...
Shipping: Media Mail Shipping: $4.49 first book, $1.00 each other. Priority
$7.50 first book $3.00 each other. Some books and sets added postage required.
Anbieterinformationen: Our offices and warehouse are located in Binghamton NY. All of our available books are on-line. We are not open to the public. Local buyers may make appointment to pick up items at our warehouse.