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Close Range By Annie Proulx

Close Range by Annie Proulx

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Summary

The inspiration behind `Life of Pi' director Ang Lee's `Brokeback Mountain' is one of the short stories to be found in this haunting collection of Wyoming tales.

Close Range Summary

Close Range: Brokeback Mountain and other stories by Annie Proulx

The inspiration behind `Life of Pi' director Ang Lee's `Brokeback Mountain' is one of the short stories to be found in this haunting collection of Wyoming tales.

`Brokeback Mountain' is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming where cowboys live as they have done for generations. Hard, lonely lives in unforgiving country. Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar are two ranch hands, glad to have found each other's company where none had been expected. But companionship becomes something else on Brokeback Mountain, something not looked for - an intimacy neither can forget.

`Brokeback Mountain' was made into an Academy Award-winning film by Ang Lee, and starred Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway.

Close Range Reviews

Praise for Bad Dirt:

`Proulx writes in wonderful stews, everything thrown in together...the stories demand a second reading.' Daily Telegraph

'Her keen eye for idiosyncrasy ensures her continuing reputation as one of the shrewdest chroniclers of contemporary America.' David Robson, Sunday Telegraph

Praise for The Shipping News:

`A very impressive achievement. So funny, so full of delights.' Guardian

`As stark and ruggedly beautiful as the storm-battered coast of Newfoundland itself.' Sunday Telegraph

Praise for Accordion Crimes:

`The detail is breathtaking, her ear for dialogue matchless, her observation unsentimental, her pace infectious. She tackles death, sex and the gruesome with black hilarity and the skills of a born storyteller. Rich and dense, Accordion Crimes is a splendid novel.' The Times

`The power and presence of this book cannot be overstated.' Sunday Express

`Exhilarating magic, leaves you begging for an encore.' Daily Telegraph

About Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx published her first novel Postcards in 1991 at the age of 56. She is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News, the acclaimed novels Accordion Crimes and That Old Ace in the Hole, and the short story collections Close Range and Bad Dirt.

Additional information

GOR000423575
9780007205585
0007205589
Close Range: Brokeback Mountain and other stories by Annie Proulx
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2005-11-07
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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