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Bad Land: An American Romanceby Jonathan Raban
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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