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Set in Thomas McGuane’s accustomed Big Sky country, with its mesmeric powers, these stories attest to the generous compass of his fellow feeling, as well as to his unique way with words and the comic genius that has inspired comparison with Twain and Gogol.

The ties of family make for uncomfortable binds: A devoted son is horrified to discover his mother’s antics before she slipped into dementia. A father’s outdoor skills are no match for an ominous change in the weather. But complications arise equally in the absence of blood, as when lifelong friends on a fishing trip finally confront their deep dislike for each other. Or when a gifted traveling cattle breeder succumbs to the lure of a stranger’s offer of easy money

McGuane is as witty and large-hearted as we have ever known him—a jubilant, thunderous confirmation of his status as a modern master.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “McGuane’s Montana retains wistful and ironic echoes of the Old West.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “A compelling, emotionally charged collection.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Seventeen glum, gleeful, brilliant stories.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “A slyly cutting batch of tales from a contemporary master.”

    Kirkus (starred review)

  • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015
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About the Author
Author Thomas McGuane

Thomas McGuane lives on a ranch in McLeod, Montana. He is the author of many novels, several works of nonfiction, and various collections of stories.