Train Dreams : A Novella (Paperback)

Author: Johnson, Denis

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Johnson''s book is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions. It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West, who struggles to make sense of this strange new world.

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9781250007650
SKU 225909307
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1250007658
Release Date 8/13/2012
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.25H x 4.25L x 0.5T
Author Info
Denis Johnson
Poet and novelist Denis Johnson received the Whiting Writers Award in 1986, and was also a recipient of the National Poetry Series Award.
Praise
"It's a love story, a hermit's story and a refashioning of age-old wolf-based folklore. . . . It's also a small masterpiece. You look up from the thing dazed, slightly changed."
"It's a love story, a hermit's story and a refashioning of age-old wolf-based folklore. . . . It's also a small masterpiece. You look up from the thing dazed, slightly changed."
"[A] gem of a story, set in rough times, in a tough terrain, and tenderly told."
"[A] gem of a story, set in rough times, in a tough terrain, and tenderly told."
"[Johnson] is a steady noticer of the natural world, and the prose follows his eye with frequent exhalations of beauty."
"[Johnson] is a steady noticer of the natural world, and the prose follows his eye with frequent exhalations of beauty."
From the Publisher
Editors Note Presents the story of early twentieth-century day laborer Robert Grainer, who endures the harrowing loss of his family while struggling for survival in the American West against a backdrop of radical historical changes.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0128
Publisher Picador USA

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