Night Train

Night Train

New and Selected Stories

Book - 2018
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"This scorching collection from award-winning author Thom Jones features his best new short fiction alongside a selection of outstanding stories from three previous books. Jones’s stories are full of high-octane, prose-drunk entertainment. His characters are grifters and drifters, rogues and ne’er-do-wells, would-be do-gooders whose human frailties usually get the better of them. Some are lovable, others are not, but each has an indelible and irresistible voice. They include Vietnam soldiers, amateur boxers, devoted doctors, strung-out advertising writers, pill poppers and veterans of the psych ward, and an unforgettable adolescent DJ radio host, among others. The stories here are excursions into a unique world that veers between abject desperation and fleeting transcendence."--
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316449342
0316449342
Branch Call Number: Jones, T
JONES T
Characteristics: xi, 419 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bloom, Amy 1953-

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