A river runs through it and other stories / Norman Maclean.
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- ISBN: 9780226500775 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 25th Anniversary.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the classic American stories of the twentieth century. Originally published in 1976, A River Runs through It and Other Stories now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, marked by this new edition that includes a foreword by Annie Proulx.Maclean grew up in the western Rocky Mountains in the first decades of the twentieth century. As a young man he worked many summers in logging camps and for the United States Forest Service. The two novellas and short story in this collection are based on his own experiences-the experiences of a young man who found that life was only a step from art in its structures and beauty. The beauty he found was in reality, and so he leaves a careful record of what it was...
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Electronic reproduction. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8145 KB).
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