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Description - American Falls by Barry Gifford

Long-time friend of and collaborator with David Lynch, Gifford is the master of tales that normalise the dark side of everyday reality, as in the story 'Wild at Heart', which Lynch turned into an award-winning film, and the screenplay of the acclaimed 'Lost Highway'. In his first major collection of short stories, the setting ranges from the 1950s to the present, from the absurd to the romantic, from stories of childhood innocence to novellas of murder and revenge. Dark and light intermix in this masterful collection, where there are no simple endings, only happy beginnings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781583224700
ISBN-10: 158322470X
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 151mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Barry Gifford

Barry Gifford is the author of more than forty published works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. His long-standing relationship with David Lynch has earned him a cult following among Lynch's fans. His book Night People was awarded the Premio Brancati, the Italian National Book Award. His Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac was named an ALA Notable Book. Gifford also received awards from PEN and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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