The Same River Twice by Chris Offutt
A Memoir

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A consistently reflective, often riotous narrative of the author's progress into manhood, from trouble and conflict in his native Appalachia, through a tour of America's underbelly, to his marriage and settlement on the Iowa River. Tour.
 

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Published January 1, 1993 by Simon & Schuster. 188 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Offutt follows up his collection of agrarian short stories (Kentucky Straight, 1992—not reviewed) with a picaresque tale of a decade on the road.

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What keeps this first book by Offut from becoming a familiar nonfictional Bildungsroman is the author's sensitivity to nature and his lyrical prose in writing about it. Offut, however, is far less suc

Jan 04 1993 | Read Full Review of The Same River Twice: A Memoir

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What keeps this first book by Offut from becoming a familiar nonfictional Bildungsroman is the author's sensitivity to nature and his lyrical prose in writing about it.

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