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In the Loyal Mountains

Rick Bass


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To quote the Los Angeles Times: "Impelled by a profound love of the land, the ten stories in In the Loyal Mountains are a reminder that American literature draws its unique strength from a powerful sense of place." In this luminous collection, Rick Bass firmly establishes himself as a master of the short story, with tales that embrace vibrant images of ordinary human life and exuberant descriptions of the natural world.

Praise For In the Loyal Mountains

"Moving and self-assured . . . something like the heft of a wonderfully layered novel." Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Bass's fiction takes us to the borders of civiliation, here we glimpse an untamed worlds of myth and mystery." Entertainment Weekly

Mariner Books, 9780395877470, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 1997

About the Author

RICK BASS’s fiction has received O. Henry Awards, numerous Pushcart Prizes, awards from the Texas Institute of Letters, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, and his memoir, Why I Came West, was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.