Letting Loose the Hounds
By (author) Brady Udall
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Letting Loose the Hounds by Brady Udall
Book DescriptionExploding with an unsettling exuberance, Brady Udall's stories traverse a geography of lost love, fragmented lives, and satisfying revenge. From the night a six-foot-three Apache Indian holding a goat steps into a moonlit Arizona backyard in "Midnight Raid" to the pivotal moment when a man, delirious from a dental extraction, gets rescued by a stranger in the title story, Udall injects his stories and characters with equal parts darkness and humor. These are sad and sweet stories, moving from the familiar to surprising destinations. But even when disaster looms, Udall's fine comic sense sustains his men and women in their sometimes extravagant efforts to connect and cope. Plunged in the moment, these stories have velocity; they spray gravel as they take off.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393335545
Classification: Literature & literary studies
Format: Paperback (210mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 14-May-2010
Country of Publication: United States
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"Profound and stirring ... brilliantly executed."-Wall Street Journal
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A New York Times bestseller: from a luminous storyteller, a highly anticipated new novel about the American family writ large. "Udall masterfully portrays the hapless foibles and tragic yearnings of our fellow humans."-San Francisco Chronicle
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Author Biography - Brady Udall
Brady Udall is the author of The Lonely Polygamist, a New York Times bestseller, and Letting Loose the Hounds. He teaches at Boise State University and lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and children.
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