CIRCUMNAVIGATION.

Lattimore, Steve.

ISBN 10: 0395854075 / ISBN 13: 9780395854075
Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj, 1997
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. His first book, a collection of nine short stories, which "capture the underside of contemporary Western America" - and especially California's great central valley. SIGNED on the title page. Praise on dj from Thom Jones, Daniell Woodrell, Charles Baxter and more. 211 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 68126

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Title: CIRCUMNAVIGATION.

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In a remarkably fluid collection of stories, Steve Lattimore captures the underside of contemporary western America. Mapped against a landscape of disarray, where both the physical and the emotional run turbulent courses, Lattimore's stories are about heroic rescues. His characters - alienated, destitute, guided by faith or hunches - stand on the brink of revelation, stumbling toward redemption. In the title story, an odd, precocious child is left in the care of a man who refuses to claim responsibility even for himself. Not until his codependent ex-wife takes an interest in the boy does he begin to assume control over his life. In "Separate States," a bitter young girl sorts through her convoluted parentage and her own anger to find that home is where the heart is. "Between Angels" follows Abe, Lou, and Mookie in a seriocomic search for God involving the Ark of the Covenant and a full-body shave and reaching a shocking conclusion within the confines of an LA warehouse.

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Steve Lattimore's fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction and American Fiction and is forthcoming in Harper's Magazine. After graduating from Iowa Writers' Workshop, he was awarded a two-year Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, where he now teaches. Lattimore currently resides in Palo Alto, California.

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