Fb2 The Diezmo: A Novel ePub
by Rick Bass
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition (May 13, 2005)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1543 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1549 kb|
|Digital formats:||mbr txt mobi lit|
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Rick Bass's The Diezmo is the best literary adventure story I've read since Legends of the Fall. Full of unusual history, exciting events, timely ideas, and stunning wilderness scenery, The Diezmo is a wonderfully-told novel of the human capacity for survival in the face of the very worst that war can do to u. - -Howard Frank Mosher. contains many exquisite passages that will give the reader pause. -Patty Lamberti Playboy.
Author Rick Bass has won the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry and PEN/Nelson Algren Awards for his short fiction. With The Diezmo he crafts a stirring novel that sheds light on an extraordinary but little-known episode of Texas history. When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo-a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed. Contact me: inforeq17l.
A great crossover book with appeal for high school students. It will also interest readers of westerns and historical fiction. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
But their dreams of triumph soon fade into prayers for survival, and all that is on their minds is getting home and having a cool drink of water.
On the contrary, he was sent to Perote Castle. In his memoirs, he wrote that he was "glad to get back with the boys, with whom he had experienced so many hardships.
Bass won The Story Prize for books published in 2016 for his collection of new and selected stories, For a Little While The Diezmo. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Bass won The Story Prize for books published in 2016 for his collection of new and selected stories, For a Little While. He won the 1995 James Jones Literary Society First Novel Fellowship for his novel in progress, Where the Sea Used to Be. He was a finalist for the Story Prize in 2006 for his short story collection The Lives. He was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award (autobiography) for Why I Came West (2009).
Kent Haruf, "Rick Bass's The Diezmo is the best literary adventure story I've read since Legends of the Fall. - -Howard Frank Mosher, " contains many exquisite passages that will give the reader pause.
The first full-length novel by one of our finest fiction writers, Where the Sea Used to Be tells the story of a struggle between a father and his daughter for the souls of two men, Matthew and Wallis-his protégés, her lovers. Matthew is Dudley's most recent victim, but Wallis begins to uncover the dark mystery of Dudley's life.