Night train : new and selected stories
(Book)

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Contributors
Bloom, Amy, 1953- writer of introduction.
Published
New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2018.
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780316449342, 0316449342
Physical Desc
xi, 419 pages ; 25 cm
Status

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Published
New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2018.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780316449342, 0316449342

Notes

General Note
"Introduction by Amy Bloom"--book jacket.
Description
"A posthumous and definitive collection of new and selected stories by "virtuoso of the short story" (Esquire) and National Book Award finalist Thom Jones. This scorching collection from award-winning author Thom Jones features his best new short fiction alongside a selection of outstanding stories from three previous books. Jones's stories are full of high-octane, prose-drunk entertainment. His characters are grifters and drifters, rogues and ne'er-do-wells, would-be do-gooders whose human frailties usually get the better of them. Some are lovable, others are not, but each has an indelible and irresistible voice. They include Vietnam soldiers, amateur boxers, devoted doctors, strung-out advertising writers, pill poppers and veterans of the psych ward, and an unforgettable adolescent DJ radio host, among others. The stories here are excursions into a unique world that veers between abject desperation and fleeting transcendence. Perhaps no other writer in recent memory could encapsulate in such short spaces the profound and the devastating, the poignant and the hallucinatory, with such an exquisite balance of darkness and light. Jones's fiction reveals again and again the resilience and grace of characters who refuse to succumb. In stories that can at once delight us with their wicked humor and sting us with their affecting pathos, Night Train perfectly captures the essence of this iconic American master, showcasing in a single collection the breadth of power of his inimitable fiction."--Dust jacket front flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jones, T., & Bloom, A. (2018). Night train: new and selected stories (First edition.). Little, Brown, and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jones, Thom and Amy Bloom. 2018. Night Train: New and Selected Stories. Little, Brown, and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jones, Thom and Amy Bloom. Night Train: New and Selected Stories Little, Brown, and Company, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jones, Thom,, and Amy Bloom. Night Train: New and Selected Stories First edition., Little, Brown, and Company, 2018.

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