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The Resource Big Lonesome : stories, Joseph Scapellato

Big Lonesome : stories, Joseph Scapellato

Label
Big Lonesome : stories
Title
Big Lonesome
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Scapellato
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An inventive, ranging debut story collection from a writer hailed by Claire Vaye Watkins as "Wallace Stegner on peyote, Nathanael West in a sweat lodge, Larry McMurtry on a vision quest." Reinventing a great American tradition through an absurdist, discerning eye, Joseph Scapellato uses these twenty-five stories to conjure worlds, themes, and characters who are at once unquestionably familiar and undeniably strange. Big Lonesome navigates through the American West--from the Old West to the modern-day West to the Midwest, from cowboys to mythical creatures to everything in between--exploring place, myth, masculinity, and what it means to be whole or to be broken.Though he works in the tradition of George Saunders and Patrick deWitt--writing subversive, surreal, and affecting stories that unveil the surprising inner lives of ordinary people and the mythic dimensions of our everyday lives--"Scapellato's Big Lonesome is unlike anything else you've ever read" (Robert Boswell)"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scapellato, Joseph
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.C2666
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle West
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
Big Lonesome : stories, Joseph Scapellato
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old West -- Big Lonesome Beginnings -- Horseman Cowboy -- Thataway -- Cowboy Good Stuff's Four True Loves -- Mutt-Face -- Five Episodes of White-Hat Black-Hat -- Fourteen Cowboys by the Fire -- New West -- Big Lonesome Middles -- Cowgirl -- A Mother Buries a Gun in the Desert Again -- Immigrants -- Small Boy Driving in the Early Dark, Ted Falls Asleep -- Drunk in Texas, Two New Friends Talked Horses -- Snake Canyon -- Post-West Big Lonesome Endings -- The Veteran -- It Meant There Would Be More One of the Days I Nearly Died -- We Try to Find the Spring in Spring Rock Park in Western Springs, Illinois -- Western Avenue -- Dead Dogs -- Life Story -- Company -- Father's Day
Control code
1713064
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780544769809
Lccn
2016029360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1713064
  • (OCoLC)932050698
Label
Big Lonesome : stories, Joseph Scapellato
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old West -- Big Lonesome Beginnings -- Horseman Cowboy -- Thataway -- Cowboy Good Stuff's Four True Loves -- Mutt-Face -- Five Episodes of White-Hat Black-Hat -- Fourteen Cowboys by the Fire -- New West -- Big Lonesome Middles -- Cowgirl -- A Mother Buries a Gun in the Desert Again -- Immigrants -- Small Boy Driving in the Early Dark, Ted Falls Asleep -- Drunk in Texas, Two New Friends Talked Horses -- Snake Canyon -- Post-West Big Lonesome Endings -- The Veteran -- It Meant There Would Be More One of the Days I Nearly Died -- We Try to Find the Spring in Spring Rock Park in Western Springs, Illinois -- Western Avenue -- Dead Dogs -- Life Story -- Company -- Father's Day
Control code
1713064
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780544769809
Lccn
2016029360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1713064
  • (OCoLC)932050698

Library Locations

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