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The Resource American salvage : stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell

American salvage : stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Label
American salvage : stories
Title
American salvage
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lush and rowdy collection of stories set in a rural Michigan landscape, where wildlife, jobs, and ways of life are vanishing. "American Salvage" is rich with local color and peopled with rural characters who love and hate extravagantly. They know how to fix cars and washing machines, how to shoot and clean game, and how to cook up methamphetamine, but they have not figured out how to prosper in the twenty-first century
Member of
Summary
In rural Michigan, the American dream, if it ever existed, lies discarded like so much rusty scrap metal. For the inhabitants of Campbell's tales, the real truth of life can be found in industrial accidents, soul-deadening labor, and the comfort of five drinks too many. But even amid the despair of meth labs and empty pocketbooks, Campbell's characters yearn for something, anything, to raise them above it all--and sometimes, impossibly, they find it
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
Awards note
National Book Award Finalist, Fiction, 2009
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319377
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Campbell, Bonnie Jo
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Made in Michigan writers series
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  • United States
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
American salvage : stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bringing Belle home
  • Falling
  • King Cole's American salvage
  • Storm warning
  • Fuel for the millennium
  • Boar taint
  • The trespasser
  • The yard man
  • World of gas
  • The inventor, 1972
  • The solutions to Brian's problem
  • The burn
  • Family reunion
  • Winter life
Control code
ocn276930456
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780814334126
Lccn
2008051203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)276930456
Label
American salvage : stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bringing Belle home
  • Falling
  • King Cole's American salvage
  • Storm warning
  • Fuel for the millennium
  • Boar taint
  • The trespasser
  • The yard man
  • World of gas
  • The inventor, 1972
  • The solutions to Brian's problem
  • The burn
  • Family reunion
  • Winter life
Control code
ocn276930456
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780814334126
Lccn
2008051203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)276930456

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