The Beast God Forgot to Invent

Product Number: EB00645622
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781555847920
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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Description

An unforgettable collection of novellas from the author of Legends of the Fall explores the line between civilization and the "wild men." Jim Harrison is an American master. The Beast God Forgot to Invent offers stories of culture and wildness, of men and beasts and where they overlap. A wealthy man retired to the Michigan woods narrates the tale of a younger man decivilized by brain damage. A Michigan Indian wanders Los Angeles, hobnobbing with starlets and screenwriters while he tracks an ersatz Native-American activist who stole his bearskin. An aging alpha canine, the author of three dozen throwaway biographies, eats dinner with the ex-wife of his overheated youth, and must confront the man he used to be. "Harrison's intricate symbolism and scathing observations of urban foibles, his sly humor and vibrant language remind readers that he is one of our most talented chroniclers of the masculine psyche, intellectual or not." -Publishers Weekly

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Author(s): Jim Harrison
Genre: Short Stories
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2007

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