The Agriculture Hall of Fame: Stories

April 12, 2012|
The Agriculture Hall of Fame: Stories by Andrew Malan Milward
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These powerful stories limn the complexities and dilemmas of life in Kansas, a state at "the center of the center of America," as a billboard in one story announces. Andrew Malan Milward explores the less visible aspects of the Kansas experience?where its agrarian past comes into conflict with the harsh present reality of drugs, fundamentalism, and corporatism, relegating its agrarian identity to museums and amusement parks.

Presented in a triptych, the stories in Milward's debut collection range across a varied terrain, from tumbledown rural barns to modern urban hospitals, revealing the secrets contained therein.
A native of Lawrence, Kansas, Andrew Malan Milward is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has served as a McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University, a Writing Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Resident Artist at the Santa Fe Art Institute. ...
Title:The Agriculture Hall of Fame: Stories
Product dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:April 12, 2012
Publisher:University of Massachusetts Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781558499485

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