The cadence of grass by Thomas McGuane

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Family-owned business enterprises -- Fiction,
  • Inheritance and succession -- Fiction,
  • Montana -- Fiction

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StatementThomas McGuane.
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246002M
ISBN 100679446745
LC Control Number2001050623

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This gathers McGuane’s three previous books of stories (To Skin a Cat, ; Gallatin Canyon, ; Crow Fair, ) and adds eight uncollected tales, cementing his reputation as a keen writer on underexplored territories, Author: Thomas Mcguane.

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