A River Runs Through It and Other Stories Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition

Written By Norman Maclean
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories  Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition
  • Publsiher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 14 August 2009
  • ISBN : 0226500772
  • Pages : 239 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 239 reviews
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Read or download book entitled A River Runs Through It and Other Stories Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition written by Norman Maclean which was release on 14 August 2009, this book published by University of Chicago Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the classic American stories of the twentieth century. Originally published in 1976, A River Runs through It and Other Stories now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, marked by this new edition that includes a foreword by Annie Proulx. Maclean grew up in the western Rocky Mountains in the first decades of the twentieth century. As a young man he worked many summers in logging camps and for the United States Forest Service. The two novellas and short story in this collection are based on his own experiences—the experiences of a young man who found that life was only a step from art in its structures and beauty. The beauty he found was in reality, and so he leaves a careful record of what it was like to work in the woods when it was still a world of horse and hand and foot, without power saws, "cats," or four-wheel drives. Populated with drunks, loggers, card sharks, and whores, and set in the small towns and surrounding trout streams and mountains of western Montana, the stories concern themselves with the complexities of fly fishing, logging, fighting forest fires, playing cribbage, and being a husband, a son, and a father. By turns raunchy, poignant, caustic, and elegiac, these are superb tales which express, in Maclean's own words, "a little of the love I have for the earth as it goes by." A first offering from a 70-year-old writer, the basis of a top-grossing movie, and the first original fiction published by the University of Chicago Press, A River Runs through It and Other Stories has sold more than a million copies. As Proulx writes in her foreword to this new edition, "In 1990 Norman Maclean died in body, but for hundreds of thousands of readers he will live as long as fish swim and books are made."

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories  Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition
  • Author : Norman Maclean
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-14
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 0226500772
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Summary : Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the ...

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories  Twenty fifth Anniversary Edition
  • Author : Norman Maclean
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2001-10-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0226500772
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Summary : Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the ...

The Norman Maclean Reader

The Norman Maclean Reader
  • Author : Norman Maclean
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0226500772
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Summary : In his eighty-seven years, Norman Maclean played many parts: fisherman, logger, firefighter, scholar, teacher. But it was a role he took up late in life, that of writer, that won him enduring fame and critical acclaim—as well as the devotion of readers worldwide. Though the 1976 collection A River Runs ...

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  • Author : Norman Maclean
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05
  • Total pages : 333
  • ISBN : 0226500772
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Summary : Twenty-five years after its first publication, Young Men and Fire is read avidly by students of literary nonfiction for its blend of hard-earned research, memoir, and an old man's wisdom. It tells one of the most infamous stories in the history of wildland firefighting: On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen ...

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  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 302
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  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Total pages : 232
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20
  • Total pages : 220
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Summary : The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This edited collection explores various modes and forms of art practice which ...

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  • Author : Dawn Ottoni Wilhelm
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 300
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Summary : In this engaging treatment of the Gospel of Mark, Dawn Ottoni Wilhelm combines biblical scholarship with a close reading of the Gospel text to meet the needs of preachers today. Swift and purposeful, the Gospel of Mark proclaims God's reign and urges the participation of all God's people in the ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Phillip A. Laplante,Seppo J. Ovaska
  • Publisher : John Wiley and Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-11-22
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0226500772
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  • Author : Chris Hansen
  • Publisher : Creative Publishing International
  • Release Date : 2002-12
  • Total pages : 144
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Summary : Many anglers who wish to get started in fly fishing are intimidated. With so many choices of expensive rods, reels, lines, leaders and flies, it's difficult to know where to begin. And it doesn't help that a few of the so-called "experts" in the field write articles implying the sport ...

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  • Publisher : K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
  • Release Date : 2007-10-30
  • Total pages : 1004
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