The Resource Shotgun lovesongs, Nickolas Butler

Shotgun lovesongs, Nickolas Butler

Label
Shotgun lovesongs
Title
Shotgun lovesongs
Statement of responsibility
Nickolas Butler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. One of them never left, still farming the family's land that's been tilled for generations. Others did leave, went farther afield to make good, with varying degrees of success; as a rock star, commodities trader, rodeo stud. And seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them--both then and now--fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries. Now all four are home, in hopes of finding what could be real purchase in the world. The result is a shared memory only half-recreated, riddled with culture clashes between people who desperately wish to see themselves as the unified tribe they remember, but are confronted with how things have, in fact, changed. There is conflict here between longtime buddies, between husbands and wives--told with writing that is, frankly, gut-wrenching, and even heartbreaking. But there is also hope, healing, and at times, even heroism. It is strong, American stuff, not at all afraid of showing that we can be good, too--not just fallible and compromising. Shotgun Lovesongs is a remarkable and uncompromising saga that explores the age-old question of whether or not you can ever truly come home again--and the kind of steely faith and love returning requires"--
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.U876
LC item number
S56 2014
Literary form
fiction
Label
Shotgun lovesongs, Nickolas Butler
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • mel
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000051930062
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781250039811
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013031435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33049786
System control number
  • (OCoLC)846545340
  • md33049786

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
      221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, AU
      -37.846510 145.115099
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