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PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash turns again to Appalachia to capture lives haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear, in unforgettable stories that span from the Civil War to the present day.
In the title story, two drug-addicted friends return to the farm where they worked as boys to steal their former boss's gruesomely unusual war trophies. In "The Trusty," which first appeared in The New Yorker, a prisoner sent to fetch water for his chain gang tries to sweet-talk a farmer's young wife into helping him escape, only to find that she is as trapped as he is. In "Something Rich and Strange," a diver is called upon to pull a drowned girl's body free from under a falls, but he finds her eerily at peace below the surface. The violence of Rash's characters and their raw settings are matched only by their resonance and stark beauty, a masterful combination that has earned Rash an avalanche of praise.
Title: Nothing Gold Can Stay
Publisher: New York, Ecco/HarperCollins: 2013
ISBN Number: 0062202715
ISBN Number 13: 9780062202710
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: fine Jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 0001479
Description: 239pp. 8vo. Signed by the author on title page, book has a complete number line from 10-1, is a stated First Edition, is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, clean, straight, and jacket is Brodart protected. Another collection of the author's short stories. Author also wrote "The Cove" and "Serena."