Serena: A Novel by Ron RashSerena: A Novel by Ron Rash

Serena: A Novel

byRon Rash

Paperback | September 29, 2009

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A New York Times bestseller and PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist, Serena by award-winning author Ron Rash ismasterfully written…sprawling, engrossing and—from time to time—nightmarish,” (San Francisco Chronicle); a remarkable novel that “recalls both John Steinbeck and Cormac McCarthy,” (The New Yorker). Rash’s chilling gothic tale of greed, corruption, and revenge set against the backdrop of the 1930s wilderness and America’s burgeoning environmental movement was named a Best Book of the Year by more than a dozen national publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, and Miami Herald. Serena is brilliant contemporary fiction that exquisitely balances beauty and violence, passion and rage, cruelty and love.
Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist andNew York Timesbestselling novelSerena, in addition to four other prizewinning novels, includingOne Foot in Eden,Saints at the River,The World Made Straight, andThe Cove; four collections of poems; and six collections of stories, among themBurning Bright, which won the 2010 Fra...
Title:Serena: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061470848

ISBN - 13:9780061470844

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Editorial Reviews

“Masterfully written...The book is consistently heartbreaking in its portrayal of what humans are capable of…sprawling [and] engrossing.”