Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Present

Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Present

By: McMurtry, Larry (Editor)

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Bumping and a few tiny tears to the top edge of the dust jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. Signed by Larry McMurty (name only) on the front free endpaper. Twenty stories that collectively offer a view of "the coming of age" of the American frontier. 414 pages with Introduction by Larry McMurtry. Pages 413-14 are an extension of the copyright page where the editor acknowledges permission to reprint stories from the authors listed. Those authors, whose stories appear in this collection, include (in order of appearance): Wallace Stegner, Dave Hickey, Dao Strom, Dagoberto Gilb, William Hauptman, Jack Kerouac, Ron Hansen, Diana Ossana, Robert Boswell, Tom McGuane, Louise Erdrich, Max Apple, Mark Jude Poirier, Rick Bass, Jon Billman, Richard Ford, Raymond Carver, Annie Proulx, Leslie Marmon Silko, and William H. Gass. The Annie Proulx story is Brokeback Mountain, adapted for the screen by McMurtry and Diana Ossana (another contributor to this collection), for which they won an Oscar.

Title: Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Present

Author: McMurtry, Larry (Editor)

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

ISBN: 0684868822

ISBN 13: 9780684868820

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 11022

Keywords: Fiction American West McMurtry,