by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Paperback, 170 pages, Wayne State Univ Pr, List Price: $18.95 |
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Presents a collection of stories that feature rural and working-class characters trying to cope with life in post-industrial America.
April 28, 2011 The secret to a good fistfight isn't the perfect sucker punch — it's endurance. Victory belongs to the last one standing, says author Alan Heathcock. He suggests three books with characters who never say die as they fight tooth and nail to outlast every obstacle in their way.
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November 26, 2009 In the second installment of our book series, "Back Story," Steve Inskeep talks with author Bonnie Jo Campbell. Her latest book, American Salvage, is a short story collection that explores the lives of people at the bottom of American society.
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