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Nocturnal America

by Keeble, John

  • 173 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Community life

  • Edition Notes

    Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905113M
    ISBN 100803227779
    ISBN 109780803227774

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In these stories, Keeble populates what journalist Joel Garreau once called the “Empty Quarter” of North America with complex humanity.5/5(2). Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, this collection of tales returns readers to the American Northwest so deftly observed and powerfully evoked in John Keeble&#;s previous works.

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Nocturnal America. [John Keeble] -- Keeble, links the nine stories in this Prairie Schooner Book Prize-winning collection through recurring characters; names appear in one story's background and become central to the next.

The first. A collection of stories, Nocturnal America, the award winner in fiction in the Prairie Schooner Prize Series in Fiction, was published by University of Nebraska Press (). Two other novels, Crab Canon and Mine (Grossman), were published in the seventies.

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Electronic books Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Keeble, John, Nocturnal America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource.

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