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Bad Land: An American Romance

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Journeys beyond the myth of the American West to reveal the harsh and desperate realities of the homesteaders' lives, offering an incisive portrait of the American heartland that redefines the essence of the American dream. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. Tour. NYT.

About the Author

Jonathan Raban is the author of Soft City, Arabia, Old Glory, Foreign Land, For Love and Money, Coasting, and Hunting Mr. Heartbreak. He won the W.H. Heinemann Award for Literature in 1982 and the Thomas Cook Award in 1981 and 1991. He has also edited the Oxford Book of the Sea. He lives in Seattle.

Table of Contents

The open door — Fictions — Pictures — Fences — Plain sailing — Heavy weather — Clinging to the wreckage — Off the map — Woods and water — Home.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307798442
Subtitle:
An American Romance
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Raban, Jonathan
Subject:
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Publication Date:
19971007
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
384

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Travel » North America » United States » General
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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