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ISBN13: 9780873515566
ISBN10: 0873515560
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In this paperback original, a stable of fresh stories by award-winning writer Will Weaver (Full Service and Barns of Minnesota) are complemented by a hand-picked selection of favorites from his original collection, A Gravestone Made of Wheat, to offer a fresh, vivid portrait of the changing midwestern landscape. New highlights include "Blaze of Glory," an enchanting tale of an RV road trip and a senior couple's "last time"; "The Trapper," the story of a hard split between an old trapper and a younger female environmentalist; and "The Last Farmer," the capstone story of this elegant collection that examines the discovery by a high-tech farmer of the history of the old houses on his land. Fourteen stories in all portray the bountiful and whimsical and cruel human spirit and the swirling transformation of America's heartland.

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The changing midwest as captured in new stories and select favorites by award-winning writer Will Weaver

About the Author

Will Weaver has published nine award-winning books of fiction, most recently Barns of Minnesota and the novel Full Service. Several of his stories have been produced for radio and film. He lives and writes in Bemidji, Minnesota.

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Jim Burke, June 11, 2007 (view all comments by Jim Burke)
I saw the movie and now I want to read the story.
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C, January 2, 2007 (view all comments by C)
This collection has the story, "A Gravestone Made of Wheat", from which the movie "Sweet Land" was based and is a very rewarding read at a slow pace.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780873515566
Author:
Weaver, Will
Publisher:
Borealis Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Middle west
Subject:
HIS036090
Subject:
Middle West Social life and customs.
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5 x 0.5 in

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