American Salvage by Bonnie Jo Campbell
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American Salvage
By Bonnie Jo Campbell

American Salvage

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American Salvage by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393339192
ISBN-10: 039333919X
Classification: Literature & literary studies
Format: Paperback (209mm x 137mm x 12mm)
Pages: 170
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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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 by Bonnie Jo Campbell Q Road, Paperback / softback (August 2003)

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