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A river runs through it and other stories

Norman Maclean

A river runs through it and other stories

by Norman Maclean

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, 1990.

Statementwith an introduction by David Profumo.
The Physical Object
Pagination217p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17290452M
ISBN 100330318632

A River Runs Through It and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Aristotelian conceptions so influential on the Chicago Neo-Aristotelians strongly influenced A River Runs Through It and Other Stories. For one thing, the three stories in the book represent the major Aristotelian genres of tragedy, comic, and epic and thus span the basic range of human actions.

A River Runs through It is a semi-autobiographical novella by the American author Norman Maclean. The novella was published in , and A River Runs through It was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in The novella contains the coming-of . A River Runs Through It is written in first-person limited narration. Maclean the narrator is the protagonist, his character derived from the author’s memories and reflections.

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. What made the experience of listening to A River Runs Through It and Other Stories the most enjoyable? This is probably the best-narrated book I have ever listened to. The narrator's pace and tone are absolutely perfect for this book: If you didn't know the dates in the book you would think it was the author narrating.


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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories was published to widespread acclaim. The book was the first work of fiction published by the University of Chicago Press. He spent the last years of his life attempting to write a non-fiction account of the Mann Gulch forest fire.

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It was nominated by a selection committee to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Letters inbut the full committee ignored the nomination and did not award a Pulitzer in Children: Jean Maclean (b.

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--Will Ryan "American Angler "" "Forty years ago, a book appeared that landed fly fishing in the center of American society. At the time, fly fishing books were not places where people played for keeps, where family promises were forgotten, where young heroes died /5().

Originally published inA River Runs through It and Other Stories now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, marked by this new edition that includes a foreword by Annie Proulx.

Maclean grew up in the western Rocky Mountains in the first decades of the twentieth century. A River Runs through It and Other Stories Book Summary: When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It and Other Stories to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections.

One editor, so the story goes, replied, “it has trees in it.” Forty years later, the title novella is recognized as one of the great American tales of the twentieth century, and. When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It and Other Stories to New York publishers, he received a slew of editor, so the story goes, replied, “it has trees in it.” Forty years later, the title novella is recognized as one of the great American tales of the twentieth century, and Maclean as one of the most beloved writers of our time.

Originally published inA River Runs through It and Other Stories now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, marked by this new edition that includes a foreword by Annie Proulx.

By turns raunchy, poignant, caustic, and elegiac, these are superb tales which express, in Maclean's own words, "a little of the love I have for the earth as it 5/5(1). Book Overview This description may be from another edition of this product. Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella.

A retired Cited by: Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It and Other Stories to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections.

One editor, so the story goes, replied, “it has trees in it.”. When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It and Other Stories to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections.

One .In the wide screen version of A River Runs Through It, directed by Robert Redford, the middle part of the movie is taken up with Norman’s courting of Jessie, his real life wife.

This is different from the book because as the book progresses, Norman is already married to Jessie.A river runs through it and other stories by Norman Maclean,University of Chicago Press edition, in EnglishPages: