The Resource Eveningland : stories, Michael Knight

Eveningland : stories, Michael Knight

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Eveningland : stories
Title
Eveningland
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Michael Knight
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Language
eng
Summary
"'Michael Knight is more than a master of the short story. He knows the true pace of life and does not cheat it, all the while offering whopping entertainment.'--Barry Hannah Long considered a master of the form and an essential voice in American fiction, Michael Knight's stories have been lauded by writers such Ann Patchett, Elizabeth Gilbert, Barry Hannah, and Richard Bausch. Now, with Eveningland he returns to the form that launched his career, delivering an arresting collection of interlinked stories set among the "right kind of Mobile family" in the years preceding a devastating hurricane. Grappling with dramas both epic and personal, from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the "unspeakable misgivings of contentment," Eveningland captures with crystalline poeticism and perfect authenticity of place the ways in which ordinary life astounds us with its complexity. A teenaged girl with a taste for violence holds a burglar hostage in her house on New Year's Eve; a middle aged couple examines the intricacies of their marriage as they prepare to throw a party; and a real estate mogul in the throes of grief buys up all the property on an island only to be accused of madness by his daughters. These stories, told with economy and precision, infused with humor and pathos, excavate brilliantly the latent desires and motivations that drive life forward. Eveningland is a luminous collection from "a writer of the first rank."(Esquire)"--
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Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.N486
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
short stories
Eveningland : stories, Michael Knight
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Eveningland : stories, Michael Knight
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Water and oil
  • Smash and grab
  • Our lady of the roses
  • Jubilee
  • Grand old party
  • The king of Dauphin Island
  • Landfall
Control code
ocn951453062
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Dimensions
19 cm.
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Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover editon. First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780802125972
Lccn
2016030180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951453062

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