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Burning Bright by Ron Rash
  

Burning Bright

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A dozen blistering, disturbing, and remarkable short stories. Burning Bright won the 2010 Frank O’Connor Award and Ron Nash can count the superstar authors Margaret Atwood and Irvine Welsh among his fans. He has also written the exquisite novel The Cove which was published in the UK in March 2012.

If you like Ron Rash you might also like to read books by Philipp Meyer, Glenn Taylor and Tom Franklin.

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Synopsis

Burning Bright by Ron Rash

A FARMER and his wife fall on hard times. They haven't lost everything the way others have, but they have lost enough. Their hope for a better future comes under threat when they discover an intruder on their land. A WOMAN from a small town marries an outsider. Her love for him battles with her suspicions that he is the source of the fires ravaging the mountains. A YOUNG BOY, neglected by his parents, sits in the remains of a crashed plane and lovingly tends to two frozen bodies. These remarkable stories and many more can be found in Burning Bright, an award-winning collection that captures the complexities of a place and conjures characters that will burn bright in your mind long after you have finished reading.

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The dozen stories [in Burning Bright]...have led to justifiable comparisons with Raymond Carver and Cormac McCarthy. ... These are tales that put you in another place, another kind of life. Recommended - Daily Mail


About the Author

Ron Rash

Ron Rash is an award-winning poet, short-story writer and novelist. His most recent story collection, Burning Bright, won the 2010 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and his previous novel, Serena, was a New York Times Bestseller. Both are available from Canongate. He lives in the Appalachian Mountains, USA.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th August 2012

Author

Ron Rash

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Publisher

Canongate Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories
Short Story Collections
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Short stories

ISBN

9780857861177

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