Gallatin Canyon (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Gallatin Canyon (Vintage Contemporaries)

Thomas McGuane

Language: English

Pages: 240

ISBN: 1400075181

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The stories of Gallatin Canyon are rich in the wit, compassion, and matchless language for which Thomas McGuane is celebrated.

Place exerts the power of destiny in these tales: a boy makes a surprising discovery skating at night on Lake Michigan; an Irish clan in Massachusetts gather around their dying matriarch; a battered survivor of the glory days of Key West washes up on other shores. Several of the stories unfold in Big Sky country: a father tries to buy his adult son’s way out of virginity; a convict turns cowhand on a ranch; a couple makes a fateful drive through a perilous gorge. McGuane's people are seekers, beguiled by the land's beauty and myth, compelled by the fantasy of what a locale can offer, forced to reconcile dream and truth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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