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The Resource Big Bend

Big Bend

Label
Big Bend
Title
Big Bend
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through quirky plots, one-of-kind characters, and more than a few twists, the stories in Big Bend examine gentle-hearted men and their relationships. From made-in-heaven meetings to troublesome liaisons, Roorbach's characters experience romance in unexpected, sometimes disastrous ways. In "Fog," a teenage boy learns hard lessons about canoes, the Gulf of Maine, sex, and love. A struggling young artist goes home for the holidays in search of succor for the stomach-and heart-with poor results in "Thanksgiving." Other stories recount the ultimately disastrous reunion of estranged friends, an unemployed architect's foolish courting with bad company, and a middle-aged rock star's struggle with the urge to settle down. In the tiitle story, "Big Bend," a grieving widower, troubled by his own waning years, is tempted by a seductively attentive birdwatcher no older than his daughter. Poignant tales of hauntingly familiar situations, Bill Roorbach's stories are full of heart, romance, edgy humor, and the frequently concealed vulnerability of men
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
LC call number
PS3568.O6345 -- B54 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
Label
Big Bend
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1336650
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Thanksgiving -- Blues Machine -- A Job at Little Henry's -- Taughannock Falls -- Fredonia -- Loneliness -- Fog -- Anthropology -- Big Bend -- Acknowledgments
Control code
EBC1336650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (113 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820346267
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1336650
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1336650
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10742086
  • (CaONFJC)MIL509375
  • (OCoLC)856869302
Label
Big Bend
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1336650
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Thanksgiving -- Blues Machine -- A Job at Little Henry's -- Taughannock Falls -- Fredonia -- Loneliness -- Fog -- Anthropology -- Big Bend -- Acknowledgments
Control code
EBC1336650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (113 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820346267
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1336650
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1336650
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10742086
  • (CaONFJC)MIL509375
  • (OCoLC)856869302

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