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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Thomas McGuane Narrator: Roger Wayne Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2015 ISBN: 9781494581893
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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. Download and start listening now!

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  • Seventeen glum, gleeful, brilliant stories. Booklist Starred Review
  • “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.

About the Narrator

Roger Wayne joined the Air Force as a radio and television broadcast journalist in 2004. After basic training he went to Fort Meade to train for military broadcasting. He was stationed in South Korea and won several awards for his work, including Best Radio Commercial military-wide in 2006 and Best Feature Story for the Air Force. He is now an actor living in New York, narrating audiobooks, working on independent film projects, performing off Broadway, and auditioning for major network shows.