A FARMER and his wife fall on hard times. They haven't lost everything the way others have, but they have lost enough. Their hope for a better future comes under threat when they discover an intruder on their land. A WOMAN from a small town marries an outsider. Her love for him battles with her suspicions that he is the source of the fires ravaging the mountains. A YOUNG BOY, neglected by his parents, sits in the remains of a crashed plane and lovingly tends to two frozen bodies. These remarkable stories and many more can be found in Burning Bright, an award-winning collection that captures the complexities of a place and conjures characters that will burn bright in your mind long after you have finished reading.
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“A gorgeous, brutal writer.”
—Richard Price, New York Times bestselling author of Lush Life and Clockers
In Burning Bright, Pen/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, Ron Rash, captures the eerie beauty and stark violence of Appalachia through the lives of unforgettable characters. With this masterful collection of stories that span the Civil War to the present day, Rash, a supremely talented writer who “recalls both John Steinbeck and Cormac McCarthy” (The New Yorker), solidifies his reputation as a major contemporary American literary artist.Product Description:
Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, Burning Bright captures the complexities of Appalachia—a rugged, brutal landscape of exceptional beauty, promise, and suffering that serves as New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash's muse. Spanning from the Civil War to the present day, Rash's historical and modern settings are sewn together in a haunting patchwork of suspense and myth, populated by raw and unforgettable characters mined from the landscape.
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Book Description Ecco, 2010. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The skill with which [Ron Rash s] tales are constructed is more apparent in Burning Bright. these paired down short stories make it much easier to see how expertly Mr. Rash fine-tunes his work. elegantly sophisticated work.Mr. Rash certainly knows how to rivet attention. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061804118
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Book Description Ecco, New York, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine. First Edition - First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Winner of the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award. A very fine copy, new and unread, in a very fine dust jacket, now in a clear removble protective cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a well padded, sturdy box. Satisfaction guaranteed. Free tracking information with domestic orders. Rash is twice a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, for "Serena" and for "Chemistry and Other Stories". Winner of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Award for Fiction, the third such award for Rash. SIGNED by Ron Rash on the half title page. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 011030
Book Description Ecco, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061804118
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Book Description Ecco, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition.... NEW YORK: Ecco (2010). First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy (without marks or bruises or smells or any other defect). Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket cover (not clipped, of course). Shipped in well-padded box. Purchased new and opened only for author to sign, no inscriptions, just the author's name directly on the page. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. You cannot find a better copy. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 07-2015-504
Book Description ECCO, New York, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. AN OUTSTANDING COPY - SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the Pre-Title page. Author's Signature only. A First edition, First printing, with the corresponding number line. Book is in Fine condition. Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges are clean. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Dust Jacket is in Fine condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped. Dust Jacket is covered by Mylar Brodart. Thanks and Enjoy. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 005836