[PDF / Epub] ☀ American Copper By Shann Ray – E17streets4all.co.uk As Evelynne Lowry, the daughter of a copper baron, comes of age in early th century Montana, the lives of horses dovetail with the lives of people and her own quest for womanhood becomes inextricably As Evelynne Lowry, the daughter of a copper baron, comes of age in early th century Montana, the lives of horses dovetail with the lives of people and her own quest for womanhood becomes inextricably intertwined with the future of two men who face nearly insurmountable losses a lonely steer wrestler named Zion from the Montana highline, and a Cheyenne team roper named William Black Kettle, the descendant of peace chiefsAn epic that runs from the Sand Creek Massacre ofto the ore and industry of the s, American Copper is a novel not only about America s hidden desire for regeneration through violence but about the ultimate cost of forgiveness and the demands of atonement It also explores the genocidal colonization of the Cheyenne, the rise of big copper, and the unrelenting ascent of dominant culture Evelynne s story is a poignant elegy to horses, cowboys both native and euro american, the stubbornness of racism, and the entanglements of modern humanity during the first half of the twentieth century Set against the wide plains and soaring mountainscapes of Montana, this is the If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader American West re envisioned, imbued with unconditional violence, but also sweet, sweet love.
SHANN RAY is the winner of the Subterrain Poetry Prize and the Pacific Northwest Inlander Short Story Award His work has appeared in Montana Quarterly, Northwest Review, McSweeney s, Narrative, StoryQuarterly, Poetry International and other venues He grew up in Montana, spent part of his childhood on the Northern Cheyenne reservation, and has lived in LA Alaska, Germany and Canada His poetry was an open competition winner in the Best New Poets series His debut collection of short stories, AMERICAN MASCULINE, won the Bread Loaf Writers Conference Bakeless Prize and appears with Graywolf Press Praise for AMERICAN MASCULINE Shann Ray s prose brings to mind Cormac McCarthy and Annie Proulx but is, thankfully, entirely his own His work is lyrical, prophetic, brutal yet ultimately hopeful Dave Eggers, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for WHAT IS THE WHAT Shann Ray writes about small western towns and their residents in tough, poetic, and beautiful ways I recognize many of these people, and that s good, but I m also surprised and stunned by many others, which is great Buy the book and read If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader it tonight You ll love it, too Sherman Alexie, National Book Award Winner for THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART TIME INDIAN, Pen Faulkner Award Winner for WAR DANCES Written in prose both fierce and elegant, American Masculine is a commanding debut With stories set in and around the reservation lands of the American West, Shann Ray hones the American Copper ePUB ò Paperback cutting edge between desire and need, despair and beauty The scope of these stories and depth of their complexity result in an extraordinary collection that is the gift of an exceptional talent I am reminded once again, of what it means to encounter genuine grace Claire Davis, author of WINTER RANGE The sentences in this book have such grace and muscularity that they seemperformed than written, and the author s images and events carry the nearly visceral weight of memory AMERICAN MASCULINE is a powerful, resonant work of literature, and Shann Ray is a masterful and original writer Robert Boswell, Bakeless Prize Judge Shann Ray has been up close with the vividly contrary complexities of the present day American West, the harshness and sweetness He s seen a lot of vast and miniscule things, and tells of them with compelling honesty What a fine break out collection William Kittredge, author of HOLE IN THE SKY Shann Ray knows his place and he knows his people AMERICAN MASCULINE is a rock solid, permanent collection with a great deal of moral heft These Montana stories dig deep into the heart of a landscape andimportantly into the hearts of flawed men and women whose lives, in Ray s hands, are given real weight and meaning I m grateful for this collection, for the depth of these characters and the beautiful patience of this writing Peter Orner, author of THE SECOND COMING OF MAVALA SHICONGO AMERICAN MASCULINE is a powerful fiction debut These ten stories reveal Shann Ray s unique voice, his lyrical vision of the West, and his always eloquent contemplation of the mysteries of grace and forgiveness Jess Walter, National Book Award finalist for THE ZERO Shann Ray writes about men and women, white and Native American, full bred and half bred he writes about love and betrayal, alcohol and abuse, pride, vanity, everyday losses and recoveries transpiring in ranch towns and small cities Most of all he writes about the soul in search of its reason and its peace Tom Jenks, Editor, Narrative MagazineCo editor with Raymond Carver of AMERICAN SHORT STORY MASTERPIECES Bold Lyrical Deeply felt Fiercely written In these stories, Shann Ray grapples with the terrible hurt we inflict on those we love, and finds that reconciliation, if far off, is at least possible Graywolf.
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- 320 pages
- American Copper
- Shann Ray
- 19 July 2018 Shann Ray