As Good As Gone: (Large Print)

December 28, 2016|
As Good As Gone: (Large  Print) by Larry Watson
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An Indie Next Pick An Amazon Best Book It''s 1963, and Calvin Sidey, one of the last of the old cowboys, has long ago left his family to live a life of self-reliance out on the prairie. Then his estranged son asks him to stay with his grandchildren for a week while he and his wife are away. But in the changing culture of the 1960s, Calvin isn''t just a relic - he''s a wild card. "Watson''s achievement lies in the expertly woven details of a bygone era into contemporary society, while deftly portraying the tensions created when violence is used to solve modern conflicts. It is a rare work that so successfully explores the dichotomy of this divide with such emotional honesty, grace and tenderness. It is a pleasure to watch Watson further secure his place in American letters. For fans of Ivan Doig, Kent Haruf, Jim Harrison and Gran Torino." - Bill''s Bookshelf Selector, Bill Kelly
Born in Rugby, North Dakota, & raised in Bismark, Larry Watson received his B.A., & M.A. in English from the University of North Dakota & his Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Utah. Watson is the author of the novel "In a Dark Time"& a book of poetry, "Leaving Dakota". He taught English at the University of Wisconsin at ...
Title:As Good As Gone: (Large Print)
Product dimensions:494 pages, 8.4 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:494 pages, 8.4 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Published:December 28, 2016
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781410494597

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