Title: Cowboys Are My Weakness
Publication Date: 1992
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
inscription on front pastedown else nearly fine with nice bright d.j. Bookseller Inventory # 28955
Synopsis: Set in the West, and sometimes in Alaska, these 12 tales are about women who are smart and susceptible to love, and men who are wild and hard to pin down. Our heroines are part daredevil, part philosopher, all acute observers of the nuances of modern romance.
About the Author: Pam Houston was born in New Jersey and graduated from Denison University in 1983. Her collection of stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness, was the 1993 winner of the Western States Book Award, and now appears in eight languages. "How to Talk to a Hunter" was selected for Best American Short Stories 1990. Houston is the editor of the anthology Women on Hunting and wrote the text for a book of photographs called Men Before Ten A.M. She has been a contributing editor at Elle and Ski, now writes regularly for Condé Nast Sports for Women, and teaches creative writing at workshops across the country. Formerly a hunting guide and river guide, she lives at 9,000 feet near the Continental Divide in southwestern Colorado.
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