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PLATTE RIVER

Bass, Rick.

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ISBN 10: 0395680808 / ISBN 13: 9780395680803
Published by Houghton Mifflin / Seymour Lawrence., Boston:, 1994
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Signed by Bass. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 19341

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Title: PLATTE RIVER

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Seymour Lawrence., Boston:

Publication Date: 1994

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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Mahatma Joe,"" ""Field Events,"" and ""Platte River""--explore the relationship of humankind with the natural world and the struggles of the human heart in the context of nature and its wonders. 12,500 first printing.

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"This collection shines...You get the feeling you're seeing how Rick Bass dreams."-- New York Newsday

"Marvelous...The title story is stunning...It's the best single piece Bass has written to date."-- Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Powerful...(Rick Bass) reminds me of D. H. Lawrence, who also relied on the power of his own voice to mesmerize the reader...Lyrical, vivid, engaging."-- USA Today

"Stunning...(A) compassionate exploration of what learning to love feels like, smells like and sounds like...Spellbinding articulate."-- San Francisco Chronicle

"Mythical...Bass creates a clear and luminous world where legends are still told."-- The Christian Science Monitor

"Bass has written some of the finest short stories in the land: terse, haunting, often near-mystical tales that have brought comparisons to Hemingway and the late Raymond Carver."-- The Oregonian

"Beautifully Written and filled with radiant imagery and a powerful sense of the mysteries of nature."-- Kirkus Reviews

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