By (author) Bonnie Jo Campbell
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American Salvage book by Bonnie Jo Campbell
American Salvage is rich with local color and peopled with rural characters who love and hate extravagantly. They know how to fix cars and washing machines, how to shoot and clean game, and how to cook up methamphetamine, but they have not figured out how to prosper in the twenty-first century. Through the complex inner lives of working-class characters, Bonnie Jo Campbell illustrates the desperation of post-industrial America, where wildlife, jobs, and whole ways of life go extinct and the people have no choice but to live off what is left behind.
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Classification: Literature & literary studies
Format: Paperback (209mm x 137mm x 12mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United States
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Books By Author Bonnie Jo Campbell
Once Upon a River, Paperback (October 2012)
A girl with a gun fights for survival in the American wilderness, in a tale that will enthral fans of The Hunger Games and True Grit.
Monsters, Paperback / softback (February 2012)
Collected here are monster stories by some of America's best writers, including Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ben Percy, and Aimee Bender. Starring Mud Men and mummies and MothMan, this book brings our collective fears and fascinations to life.
Q Road, Paperback / softback (August 2003)» View all books by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Campbell, winner of the 2001 Pushcart Prize, is a storyteller every bit as gifted as Larry Brown or Eudora Welty, a social commentator and wordsmith of the first order. This novel shows what happens when a hardscrabble town meets modern development.
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