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Close Range: Wyoming Stories

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From one of the great writers of our time comes a collection of award-winning stories about loneliness, quick violence, and the wrong kinds of love. ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
mattlstyles

Golden Proulx

by mattlstyles on Jun 7, 2010

I think my favorite book is The Shipping News. These stories are very different and live up to the genius of Annie Proulx in every way. After seeing Brokeback Mountain I wanted to read the original story and was happy to read her other Wyoming stories as well. I think Brokekeback Mountain, the film is great but it doesn't capture a certain eccentricity and feeling for the bizarre that these stories do. Her stories and characters are earthy yet fantastical while the film, though real,.was more pretty and picturesque. Proulx is a brilliant writer. I love her quirky and very real characters. I highly recommend reading these stories if you liked the film version of Brokeback.

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