Shiloh and Other Stories

Shiloh and Other Stories

Book - 2001
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"These stories will last," said Raymond Carver of Shiloh and Other Stories when it was first published, and almost two decades later this stunning fiction debut and winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award has become a modern American classic. In Shiloh, Bobbie Ann Mason introduces us to her western Kentucky people and the lives they forge for themselves amid the ups and downs of contemporary American life, and she poignantly captures the growing pains of the New South in the lives of her characters as they come to terms with feminism, R-rated movies, and video games.

"Bobbie Ann Mason is one of those rare writers who, by concentrating their attention on a few square miles of native turf, are able to open up new and surprisingly wide worlds for the delighted reader," said Robert Towers in The New York Review of Books .
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001
Edition: Modern Library edition
ISBN: 9780375758430
0375758437
Branch Call Number: FIC MASON
Characteristics: 240 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Shiloh & other stories

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