Rock Springs: Stories (Paperback)

Rock Springs: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

Description


In these ten exquisite stories, first published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 1987 and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Richard Ford mines literary gold from the wind-scrubbed landscape of the American West--and from the guarded hopes and gnawing loneliness of the people who live there: a refugee from justice driving across Wyoming with his daughter and an unhappy girlfriend in a stolen, cranberry-colored Mercedes; a boy watching his family dissolve in a night of tragicomic violence; and two men and a woman swapping hard-luck stories in a frontier bar as they try to sweeten their luck. Rock Springs is a masterpiece of taut narration, cleanly chiseled prose, and empathy so generous that it feels like a kind of grace.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802144577
ISBN-10: 0802144578
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: October 13th, 2009
Pages: 235
Language: English