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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2016

    Long considered one of the most gifted practitioners of the short story, Rick Bass is unsurpassed in his ability to perceive and portray the enduring truths of the human heart. Now, at last, we have the definitive collection of stories, new and old, ...

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  • Literary

    Jul-2013

    A strange and powerful landscape summons strange and powerful happenings Rick Bass brings a lyrical lushness to the harsh backdrop of West Texas in his masterfully crafted fourth novel. All the Land to Hold Us is a sweeping tale of those who live...

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  • Literary

    Sep-2010

    Late in 1959, the Brown siblings -- Maxine, Bonnie, and Jim Ed -- were enjoying unprecedented international success, rivaled only by their longtime friend Elvis Presley. They had a bona fide megahit on their hands, which topped both the country and p...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2006

    This new collection is big in scope, with a broad range of characters and subjects: the title story concerns a woman recovering from cancer; "Pagans" tells, at forty years' distance, of a girl and two boys--one of whom was in love with her--and the d...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2005

    The Diezmo tells the incredible story of the Mier Expedition, one of the most absurd and tragic military adventures in the history of Texas -- a country and a state, as Rick Bass writes, that was "born in blood." In the early days of the Republic ...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2002

    The Hermit’s Story is Rick Bass's best and most varied fiction yet. In the title story, a man and a woman travel across an eerily frozen lake—under the ice. “The Distance” casts a skeptical eye on Thomas Jefferson through the lens of a Montan...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1998

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1998

    The first full-length novel by one of our finest fiction writers, Where the Sea Used to Be tells the story of a struggle between a father and his daughter for the souls of two men, Matthew and Wallis-his protégés, her lovers. Old Dudley is a Texan ...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1997

    Two appealing short stories and an exquisite novella about the relationship between humans and the natural world around them ( Kirkus Reviews ). This is a wondrous ( GQ ) collection of short fiction exploring the subtle interplay between predator ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1996

    Rick Bass's first collection of essays captures the clear, passionate voice of this acclaimed author at the very beginning of his career. In The Deer Pasture, Rick Bass writes about a family tradition: each year, for more than fifty years, three gene...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1995

    Bass's fiction takes us to the borders of civilization, where we glimpse an untamed world of myth and mystery ( Entertainment Weekly ). In this moving and self-assured collection of short fiction, enormous pigs charge through the streets and root...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1995

    A collection of short stories follows a dying Montana evangelist's campaign to win God's favor, a woman who falls in love with a athletically superior man, and a man who tries to succeed in his lover's shadow. Reprint. NYT....

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1989

    These quirky, brilliant stories launched Rick Bass on his literary career. Set in the South and West, they pursue themes of friendship, loyalty, and freedom, of escape, where valiant holdouts refuse to grow up, or to grow old....

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