Nebraska by Ron Hansen
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“Beautifully crafted stories. . . . Wickedness, evil, malice is called by name; and for Hansen’s people the snake in the garden never fails to appear.” —The New York Times
 

About Ron Hansen

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Ron Hansen is the bestselling author of the novel Atticus (a finalist for the National Book Award), Hitler's Niece, Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and Isn't It Romantic?, as well as a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and a book for children. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Ron Hansen lives in northern California, where he teaches at Santa Clara University.
 
Published March 1, 2012 by Atlantic Monthly Press. 228 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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``In 11 precisely rendered stories, Hansen makes evident his breathtaking virtuosity,'' lauded PW . ``These short narratives are utterly clean and smooth; they click together like a collection of rive

Jan 10 1994 | Read Full Review of Nebraska: Stories

The New York Times

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Before undertaking this sweet, light, exhilarating flight of fancy, which is accurately billed as an entertainment and praised on its back cover solely by Nebraska's former governor and senator, Bob Kerrey, Mr. Hansen was known for the Midwestern emphasis of ''The Assassination of Jesse James by ...

Jan 06 2003 | Read Full Review of Nebraska: Stories

Publishers Weekly

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``In 11 precisely rendered stories, Hansen makes evident his breathtaking virtuosity,'' lauded PW .

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