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OFF THE BEATEN PATH: STORIES OF PLACE

Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak (editors); Howard Norman (signed, contributor)

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ISBN 10: 086547530X / ISBN 13: 9780865475304
Published by North Point Press, 1998
New Condition: New Hardcover
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New York: North Point Press, 1998. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. Stories by Rick Bass, Julia Alvarez, Barry Lopez, David James Duncan, Howard Norman, Larry Watson, Lee Smith, etc. Interestingly, Annie Proulx, who contributes a story, has stated that being asked to contribute to this book initiated her interest in the stories which were later published as CLOSE RANGE. Many of these stories appear for the first time. New in dust jacket. A perfect, tight unread copy. SIGNED by Howard Norman on the page of his contribution, a story called The Chauffuer. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 8

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Title: OFF THE BEATEN PATH: STORIES OF PLACE

Publisher: North Point Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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The contributors to Off the Beaten Path include many of our finest writers: Julia Alvarez, Rick Bass, Rita Mae Brown, Gretel Ehrlich, Barry Lopez, Howard Norman, and E. Annie Proulx, whose story "The Half-Skinned Steer" was eventually included by John Updike in The Best American Short Stories of the Century. From the ominous to the humorous, from the tall tale to the meditative monologue, these stories reflect the variety and character of our diminishing wildland and, in the end, lead us to places in ourselves that only the best fiction can reveal.

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Joseph Barbato is a director of development communications and editorial projects at the Nature Conservancy and a contributing editor to Publishers Weekly. Lisa Weinerman Horak works in the Latin American and Caribbean divisions of the conservancy.

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