Letting Loose The Hounds Stories

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Author: Brady Udall
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039333984X
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Letting Loose The Hounds Stories by Brady Udall


Original Title: Letting Loose The Hounds Stories

“Funny, unpredictable, and abounding with strange beauty . . . a fierce new voice of the American West.”—Outside Exploding with an unsettling exuberance, Brady Udall’s stories traverse a geography of lost love, fragmented lives, and satisfying revenge. From the night a six-foot-three Apache Indian holding a goat steps into a moonlit Arizona backyard in "Midnight Raid" to the pivotal moment when a man, delirious from a dental extraction, gets rescued by a stranger in the title story, Udall injects his stories and characters with equal parts darkness and humor. These are sad and sweet stories, moving from the familiar to surprising destinations. But even when disaster looms, Udall's fine comic sense sustains his men and women in their sometimes extravagant efforts to connect and cope. Plunged in the moment, these stories have velocity; they spray gravel as they take off.

World Authors 2000 2005

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Author: Jennifer Curry
Publisher: H. W. Wilson
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World Authors 2000 2005 by Jennifer Curry


Original Title: World Authors 2000 2005

- Well-researched, in-depth accounts (averaging 3,000 words), explore writers' backgrounds, formative experiences, and literary achievements. - Many autobiographical accounts, written specifically for this volume. - Profiles also highlight critical response to authors' works. - Entries include suggested reading lists and bibliographies. - Photo of the author accompanies many of the entries.

Books In Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

The Lonely Polygamist A Novel

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Author: Brady Udall
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393080933
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The Lonely Polygamist A Novel by Brady Udall


Original Title: The Lonely Polygamist A Novel

A New York Times bestseller: "Udall masterfully portrays the hapless foibles and tragic yearnings of our fellow humans." —San Francisco Chronicle Golden Richards, husband to four wives, father to twenty-eight children, is having the mother of all midlife crises. His construction business is failing, his family has grown into an overpopulated mini-dukedom beset with insurrection and rivalry, and he is done in with grief: due to the accidental death of a daughter and the stillbirth of a son, he has come to doubt the capacity of his own heart. Brady Udall, one of our finest American fiction writers, tells a tragicomic story of a deeply faithful man who, crippled by grief and the demands of work and family, becomes entangled in an affair that threatens to destroy his family’s future. Like John Irving and Richard Yates, Udall creates characters that engage us to the fullest as they grapple with the nature of need, love, and belonging. Beautifully written, keenly observed, and ultimately redemptive, The Lonely Polygamist is an unforgettable story of an American family—with its inevitable dysfunctionality, heartbreak, and comedy—pushed to its outer limits.

The Lonely Polygamist

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Author: Brady Udall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446477673
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Original Title: The Lonely Polygamist

Golden Richards is a normal dad. But with four wives and twenty eight children there just isn't enough of him to go around. Unbeknownst to his wives, Golden has taken a construction job on a Nevada brothel. Lying to cover his tracks, beset by familial rivalry on all sides, he seeks relief in the arms of his boss's wife.To put it simply this is the story of a polygamist who has an affair. But there is much more to it than that. Generous, wise and moving The Lonely Polygamist is a bittersweet tale of family, love and belonging.

13

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Author: Lemony Snicket
Publisher: Nanmeebooks
ISBN: 9749488512
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13 by Lemony Snicket


Original Title: 13

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