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Downtown Owl

ISBN 10: 1416544194 / 1-4165-4419-4
ISBN 13: 9781416544197
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

Playing high school football in a rural North Dakota community in which most citizens focus their lives on grain alcohol, Mitch Hrlicka finds his fate intertwined with those of a history teacher and a septuagenarian widower during a deadly 1984 blizzard. Reprint. A first novel.


Review:

"Klosterman creates a satisfying character study and strikes a perfect balance between the funny and the profound."

Publishers Weekly, 05/05/2008

 

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Book Description: SIMON SCHUSTER, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 216 x 135 mm. Brand New Book. New York Times bestselling author and one of America s top cultural critics (Entertainment Weekly) Chuck Klosterman s debut novel brilliantly captures the charm and dread of small town life-now available in trade paperback. Somewhere in rural North Dakota, there is a fictional town called Owl. They don t have cable. They don t really have pop culture, but they do have grain prices and alcoholism. People work hard and then they die. But that s not nearly as awful as it sounds; in fact, sometimes it s perfect. Mitch Hrlicka lives in Owl. He plays high school football and worries about his weirdness, or lack thereof. Julia Rabia just moved to Owl. A history teacher, she gets free booze and falls in love with a self-loathing bison farmer. Widower and local conversationalist Horace Jones has resided in Owl for seventy-three years. They all know each other completely, except that they ve never met. But when a deadly blizzard- based on an actual storm that occurred in 1984-hits the area, their lives are derailed in unexpected and powerful ways. An unpretentious, darkly comedic story of how it feels to exist in a community where local mythology and violent reality are pretty much the same thing, Downtown Owl is a satisfying character study and strikes a perfect balance between the funny and the pro- found (Publishers Weekly). Bookseller Inventory # AA89781416544197

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Book Description: SIMON SCHUSTER, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 216 x 135 mm. Brand New Book. New York Times bestselling author and "one of America's top cultural critics" (Entertainment Weekly) Chuck Klosterman's debut novel brilliantly captures the charm and dread of small town life-now available in trade paperback. Somewhere in rural North Dakota, there is a fictional town called Owl. They don't have cable. They don't really have pop culture, but they do have grain prices and alcoholism. People work hard and then they die. But that's not nearly as awful as it sounds; in fact, sometimes it's perfect. Mitch Hrlicka lives in Owl. He plays high school football and worries about his weirdness, or lack thereof. Julia Rabia just moved to Owl. A history teacher, she gets free booze and falls in love with a self-loathing bison farmer. Widower and local conversationalist Horace Jones has resided in Owl for seventy-three years. They all know each other completely, except that they've never met. But when a deadly blizzard- based on an actual storm that occurred in 1984-hits the area, their lives are derailed in unexpected and powerful ways.An unpretentious, darkly comedic story of how it feels to exist in a community where local mythology and violent reality are pretty much the same thing, Downtown Owl is "a satisfying character study and strikes a perfect balance between the funny and the pro- found" (Publishers Weekly). Bookseller Inventory # AA89781416544197

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