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The Resource In the valley : stories and a novella based on Serena, Ron Rash

In the valley : stories and a novella based on Serena, Ron Rash

Label
In the valley : stories and a novella based on Serena
Title
In the valley
Title remainder
stories and a novella based on Serena
Statement of responsibility
Ron Rash
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ron Rash has long been a revered presence in the landscape of American letters. A virtuosic novelist, poet, and story writer, he evokes the beauty and brutality of the land, the relentless tension between past and present, and the unquenchable human desire to be a little bit better than circumstances would seem to allow (to paraphrase Faulkner). In these ten stories, Rash spins a haunting allegory of the times we live in--rampant capitalism, the severing of ties to the natural world in the relentless hunt for profit, the destruction of body and soul with pills meant to mute our pain--and yet within this world he illuminates acts of extraordinary decency and heroism. Two of the stories have already been singled out for accolades: "Baptism" was chosen by Roxane Gay for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories 2018, and "Neighbors" was selected by Jonathan Lethem for The Best American Mystery Stories 2019. And in revisiting Serena Pemberton, Rash updates his bestselling parable of greed run amok as his deliciously vindictive heroine returns to the North Carolina wilderness she left scarred and desecrated to make one final effort to kill the child that threatens all she has accomplished. "A gorgeous, brutal writer" (Richard Price) working at the height of his powers, Ron Rash has created another mesmerizing look at the imperfect world around us"
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Rash, Ron
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corruption
  • Avarice
  • Capitalism
  • Environmentalism
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
In the valley : stories and a novella based on Serena, Ron Rash
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The belt
  • In the valley
  • Neighbors
  • When all the stars fall
  • Sad man in the sky
  • L'homme blessé
  • The baptism
  • Flight
  • Last bridge burned
  • Ransom
Control code
on1127666008
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780385544290
Lccn
2019058231
Label
In the valley : stories and a novella based on Serena, Ron Rash
Publication
Contents
  • The belt
  • In the valley
  • Neighbors
  • When all the stars fall
  • Sad man in the sky
  • L'homme blessé
  • The baptism
  • Flight
  • Last bridge burned
  • Ransom
Control code
on1127666008
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780385544290
Lccn
2019058231

Library Locations

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