New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous bookNext book >>

The Lives of Rocks

(2006)
A collection of stories by

 
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A Rocky Mountain News Best Book of the Year Finalist for the Story Prize

At once expertly crafted and undeniably moving, these ten stories deftly explore our immutable connection with nature. The centerpiece of the collection is the arresting title story, in which a woman alone in her mountain cabin confronts a terminal illness. In the equally remarkable "Her First Elk," the same character recalls her most memorable and significant hunting experience. Set in locations ranging from Montana to Texas to Mississippi, the remaining stories further illuminate the consequences of our attitudes toward the environment and each other. This masterly collection lays bare the essentials of life with unparalleled passion and grace..

 
Used availability for Rick Bass's The Lives of Rocks


See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 

Hardback Editions

November 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: The Lives of Rocks
Author(s): Rick Bass
ISBN: 0-618-59674-7 / 978-0-618-59674-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

October 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Lives of Rocks
Author(s): Rick Bass
ISBN: 0-618-91966-X / 978-0-618-91966-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

October 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Lives of Rocks
Author(s): Rick Bass
Publisher: Mariner Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Search for