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Train Dreams : A Novella (2011)
(eAudiobook)


Published: [United States]: Macmillan Audio , 2011 Made available through hoopla
Edition:  Unabridged
Description:  1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 22 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN: 9781427213785 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 142721378X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book),
Language:  English


Read by Will Patton

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of NPR's 10 Best Novels of 2011 Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions. Robert Grainer is a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century-an ordinary man in extraordinary times. Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer struggles to make sense of this strange new world. As his story unfolds, we witness both his shocking personal defeats and the radical changes that transform America in his lifetime. Suffused with the history and landscapes of the American West-its otherworldly flora and fauna, its rugged loggers and bridge builders-the new novella by the National Book Award-winning author of Tree of Smoke captures the disappearance of a distinctly American way of life

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
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