Out of the Woods

by Chris Offutt (Author)
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From the critically acclaimed author of the novel The Good Brother and memoir My Father the Pornographer, Out of the Woods is Chris Offutt?s fiercely original short story collection the New York Times calls ?a magical book?.

Arriving seven years after Offutt?s debut collection Kentucky Straight, Out of the Woods returns a masterly writer to the form which garnered him not only critical praise but many prestigious awards. Offutt, who ?draws landscape and constructs dialogue with the eyes and ears of a native son? (The Miami Herald), is on strong home turf here, capturing those who have left the Kentucky hills and long to return. These nine stories of gravediggers and drifters, gamblers and truck drivers a long way from home, are tales so full of hard edges they can't help but tell some hard truths.

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Publication date
February 16, 2016
Publisher
Page count
176
ISBN
9781439129302
Paper ISBN
9780684853765
File size
1 MB