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Cloudbursts

Thomas McGuane

Cloudbursts

collected and new stories

by Thomas McGuane

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ranch life,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas McGuane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.A3114 A6 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 556 pages
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947886M
    ISBN 10038535021X
    ISBN 109780385350211
    LC Control Number2017039288
    OCLC/WorldCa1001564050

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    Read "Cloudbursts Collected and New Stories" by Thomas McGuane available from Rakuten Kobo. ONE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR For more than four decades, Thomas McGuane has been heralded as 5/5.   “Cloudbursts,” the author’s wonderful, essential new collection, largely showcases his later, recondite style, which he has perfected in his short stories, producing some three dozen since

    About The Longest Silence. From the highly acclaimed author of Ninety-two in the Shade and Cloudbursts comes a collection of alternately playful and exquisite essays borne of a lifetime spent fishing. The forty pieces in The Longest Silence—including seven collected here for the first time—take the reader from the tarpon of Florida to the salmon of Iceland, from the bonefish of Mexico to. Thomas Francis McGuane III (born Decem ) is an American writer. His work includes ten novels, short fiction and screenplays, as well as three collections of essays devoted to Born: Thomas Francis McGuane III, Decem .


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Cloudbursts is clearly the product of a life’s worth of thought and feeling and experience; it ought to be savored. That said, if you find yourself tearing through the book like a flash flood washing out a dirt road, I say go for it.

You can always reread later, and you probably will.” —Justin Taylor, The New York Times Book /5(30). McGuane is a master of the short story. This book is mostly a collection of his short stories that can be found elsewhere with a few new ones thrown in.

Decent nonetheless. Derelicts, cons, misfits, philanderers, bird hunters, anglers, dogs, etc. flag 1 like Like see review/5(26). Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: /5(47).

Cloudbursts is clearly the product of a life’s worth of thought and feeling and experience; it ought to be savored. That said, if you find yourself tearing through the book like a flash flood washing out a dirt road, I say go for it.

You can always reread later, and you probably will.” —The New York Times Book Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Cloudbursts is clearly the product of a life’s worth of thought and feeling and experience; it ought to be savored. That said, if you find yourself tearing through the book like a flash flood washing out a dirt road, I say go for it.

You can always reread later, and you probably will.” —The New York Times Book Review. ‎ ONE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL 'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR For more than four decades, Thomas McGuane has been heralded as an unrivaled master of the short story.

Now the arc of that achievement appears in one definitive volume—forty-five stories, including two new and six prev. CLOUDBURSTS. by Thomas McGuane ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 8, A career-spanning collection of short stories from McGuane, who’s observed America’s outskirts with equal measures of pathos and humor.

This gathers McGuane’s three previous books of stories (To Skin a Cat, ; Gallatin Canyon, ; Crow Fair, ) and adds eight uncollected tales, cementing his Author: Thomas Mcguane. Cloudbursts is novelist Thomas McGuane’s collection of 38 of his best stories, most previously published but some new ones as well.

McGuane belongs on the social observer shelf with other short story masters including Anne Beattie, John Cheever, and Roald Dahl. He draws instantly recognizable American characters and their inner struggles play out in circumstances that are at once Author: Thomas Mcguane.

These 45 career-spanning stories contain more artistry, humor, eyebrow-raising plot turns, and surprising diction than seems possible in one book ['Like a Leaf'] is one of the book's best stories, an extraordinary depiction of loneliness and psychological disturbance at the most elemental level, the true pleasure of these stories is that page after page can be read for both plot and language.4/4(7).

These 45 career-spanning stories contain more artistry, humor, eyebrow-raising plot turns, and surprising diction than seems possible in one book ['Like a Leaf'] is one of the book's best stories, an extraordinary depiction of loneliness and psychological disturbance at the most elemental level, the true pleasure of these stories is that page after page can be read for both plot and language.

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