KINDLE [The Watch]


  • Hardcover
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  • The Watch
  • Rick Bass
  • English
  • 03 November 2019
  • 9780844669311

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Rick Bass Å 2 Download Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rick Bass Summary é The Watch 102 Ng in spirit if not always in fact to the American outback to the deserts of Utah the swamps of Mississippi the remote ranges of the Rockies Strong and inventive funny and lyrical these lum. n the debut short story collection from Rick Bass nature and life are inseparable as they show the lengths to which people will go to not lose themselvesSet mostly in open woodland areas both literal and figurative The Watch WW Norton Co ISBN 039331135X 1989 finds Rick Bass creating landscapes characters and situations that are naturally flawed and dealing with it These ten stories are certainly about the male perception of the outdoors but they also deal with an overarching fear of growth relationships and being something small at the mouth of something bigNature and CharacterBass tends to create his stories around the dominance of beauty and honesty in nature making the two concepts inseparable He writes largely about the American Southwest but his charm is strictly Southern clarity manners and a harrowing sense of truthProof is found in a story like Mexico or Redfish Their slightly absurd characters eccentric drinkers who refuse to grow up find themselves in situations that aren t cheap uirks to make a character stand out but rather defining traits of a real person and his or her life Juggernaut and the Rick Bass TrickA reader may realize upon reaching the end of Juggernaut that Rick Bass is a tricky guy Like every other story in this collection Juggernaut was written in a laid back tone that managed to be both detailed and poetic without being too much of either Also like the other stories in this collection Juggernaut felt like Bass was almost taking the reader for a ride falling back on the prose and language the charisma and not the storyBut when the end of Juggernaut is reached there s a realization that Bass was telling the story the whole time even when he wasn t He poses the uestions Aren t we all like the Juggernauts both a real juggernaut and a member of the hockey team in the story Aren t we all just scrambling trying to crush everything fighting for glory and against reality trying to make the glory and the fight the reality The endings sneak up and attack much like the wilderness these characters freuentThe Right DetailsThe stories here aren t barebones or minimalistic at all What these stories manage to do is contain description that is both relevant and plentiful This isn t A Clean Well Lighted Place or anything from What We Talk About When We Talk About Love short bleak stories that contain just enough to destroy Instead of being scant with just enough detail Bass puts in a surplus of just the right detailRick Bass gives the reader a grand long form short story like The Watch and fills it full of descriptive intertwined stories A small thing like Jessie dumping out less and less of his Coke before drinking and mirror his obsession but it also plays into Hollingsworth s tiny shop representing his obsession with his father his obsession with loneliness and emptiness They converge to bring back Buzbee Hollingsworth s father an old man who ran away for the sake of freedom leaving Hollingsworth alone and worthless Despite the fact that everyone in the story is crippling obsessed the reader i not left to determine that by what isn t saidA Look AroundThe other stories in here range from the heartbreaking In Ruth s Country and Wild Horses to the uplifting Redfish Most of the time however Bass prefers to wander around in different stages of uestioning ending his stories with characters saying What next not unlike the stories in Raymond Carver s CathedralThe main difference and one of Bass s greatest strengths is that he doesn t imply or even hint at an upward hook of hope at the end of his stories Rather the characters in The Watch are left wondering and underlining the uestions with a smile on their face for some reason they might not even know Basic Documents in Medieval History collection from Rick Bass nature and life are inseparable as they show the lengths to which people will go to not lose themselvesSet mostly in open woodland areas both literal and figurative The Watch WW Norton Co ISBN 039331135X 1989 finds Rick Bass UnBonded Ruth Gron #3 creating landscapes Bead and Weave Primer characters and situations that are naturally flawed and dealing with it These ten stories are TheMoving Pictures Generation certainly about the male perception of the outdoors but they also deal with an overarching fear of growth relationships and being something small at the mouth of something bigNature and CharacterBass tends to In the Hall with the Knife create his stories around the dominance of beauty and honesty in nature making the two The Collar concepts inseparable He writes largely about the American Southwest but his Live and Let Fly charm is strictly Southern Live and Let Fly clarity manners 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Worlds of Power characters freuentThe Right DetailsThe stories here aren t barebones or minimalistic at all What these stories manage to do is Christmas in Harmony Harbor Harmony Harbor #9 contain description that is both relevant and plentiful This isn t A Clean Well Lighted Place or anything from What We Talk About When We Talk About Love short bleak stories that ColorsColores contain just enough to destroy Instead of being scant with just enough detail Bass puts in a surplus of just the right detailRick Bass gives the reader a grand long form short story like The Watch and fills it full of descriptive intertwined stories A small thing like Jessie dumping out less and less of his Coke before drinking and mirror his obsession but it also plays into Hollingsworth s tiny shop representing his obsession with his father his obsession with loneliness and emptiness They The Butterfly Groove converge to bring back Buzbee Hollingsworth s father an old man who ran away for the sake of freedom leaving Hollingsworth alone and worthless Despite the fact that everyone in the story is The Book Thief crippling obsessed the reader i not left to determine that by what isn t saidA Look AroundThe other stories in here range from the heartbreaking In Ruth s Country and Wild Horses to the uplifting Redfish Most of the time however Bass prefers to wander around in different stages of uestioning ending his stories with The Year Mrs Cooper Got Out More Great Wharf Series Book 1 characters saying What next not unlike the stories in Raymond Carver s CathedralThe main difference and one of Bass s greatest strengths is that he doesn t imply or even hint at an upward hook of hope at the end of his stories Rather the The Tomb of Napoleon The Hôtel des Invalides characters in The Watch are left wondering and underlining the uestions with a smile on their face for some reason they might not even know

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Rick Bass Å 2 Download Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rick Bass Summary é The Watch 102 Inous tales stir the heart with wonder as they resonate with hard won truths With a title story that is “an American classic” Newsweek The Watch is a landmark in contemporary short fictio. Full disclosure I am new to short story collections I ve read a ton of short stories and I ve written a few but I have never sat down to read an entire collection of stories by one author one story after the other So this is new for me All in all I greatly enjoyed The Watch by Rick Bass His prose is electric in that sometimes it runs smoothly and beautifully and in the same page will skip synapses with great energy I think through the first few stories I had a hard time catching up Like I mentioned before I felt like something grand was happening before me but I was missing it eyes glued to the trees soul missed the forestMidway through the collection gained traction I could not stop reading the title story and I will be reading it again And then Juggernaut In Ruth s Country Wild Horses I was sucked into each of these worlds and fell in love with every character Each story seemed completely real and wonderful and honest and heartbreaking What I did love without a doubt was Bass s ability to form fully realized characters You never forget that each character is a real person even the fringe characters so full of wants and needs and confusion That s what I loved most When you read these stories you remember this whole world is feeling the pangs of life For instance I am not an animal person really but the mulethe story of the mule in Wild Horses is enough to break my heart I cannot stop thinking about this damn muleVery good collection in my amatuer opinion What s nice is the ease of re reading I know I ll go back to read the four stories I mentionedMy favorites Wild HorsesIn Ruth s CountryJuggernautThe WatchRedfish

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Rick Bass Å 2 Download Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rick Bass Summary é The Watch 102 In this extraordinary fiction debut Rick Bass establishes himself in the first rank of American writers Rooted in the creative traditions of the South his stories introduce us to men who belo. Sometimes I think there s only one kind of guy I could trip and fall flat on my face for and he has this book asleep by his bed folded in his back pocket faded and dog eared in the passenger seatReserving the last star solely because I want to read so much of what Bass writes First reviewed March 2010 May 2012There are a lot of books I love but honestly this might be my favorite of favorites There s nothing like the smile on my face when I flip page 47 from Choteau to The Watch and there s that first line When Hollingsworth s father Buzbee was seventy seven years old he was worth a thousand dollars that summer and fall So yes I read this front to back in an afternoon like I do a few times each summer It s impossible sometimes to go back to the world where nobody thinks the way this book does especially in the summer July 2013I don t ever want the world to be any other way than it is inside this book which is good because I think it s the way the world really isAnd no summer is still never summer without Mexico The Watch Mississippi and In Ruth s Country My heart is never the same without them all


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    KINDLE [The Watch] Characters The Watch ‘You wouldn’t believe me if I told you how deep’ Rick Bass is like Seamus Heaney’s spade digging inching toward the heart of the matter his pen ‘snug as a gun’ His characters study the depth vastness and immensity of their longing with borders and limitations that are difficult to remember in the haze of desire The stori

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    KINDLE [The Watch] Sometimes I think there’s only one kind of guy I could trip and fall flat on my face for and he has this book asleep by his bed folded in his back pocket faded and dog eared in the passenger seatReserving the last star solely because I want to read so much of what Bass writes First reviewed March 2010 May 2012There are a lot of books I love but honestly this might be my favorite of favorites There’s nothing like the

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    KINDLE [The Watch] Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rick Bass Rick Bass Å 2 Download Without uestion this is my favorite group of short stories thus far Bass' ability to suck you in these somewhat far fetched crazed tales that somehow you know have some root of truth to his own life experiences is second to none Unlike similarly crafted tales Barry Hannah's Airships comes to mind the word usage and perspectives are simplistic enough that there's no need to strain for meaning and fluid thoughtit doesn'

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    Characters The Watch KINDLE [The Watch] A wonderful book of short stories celebrating life I have handed out far too many fives lately but my recent reading list

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    KINDLE [The Watch] I'm pretty rusty on writing lengthy reviews This book was so damn good that my review will never do justice There are few books that come along that I want to savor rather than plow through but I took my time wi

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    KINDLE [The Watch] Rick Bass has hooked another I loved it It is modern in its jumpy imperfect thought lines and use of ordinary broken words

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    KINDLE [The Watch] Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rick Bass Characters The Watch Full disclosure I am new to short story collections I've read a ton of short stories and I've written a few but I have never sat down to read an entire collection of stories by one author one story after the other So this i

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    Characters The Watch Rick Bass Å 2 Download KINDLE [The Watch] The depth and array of emotions and feeling to Bass's stories is fantastic and while I'm not generally a fan of short stories this is really excellent I'm a fan

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    KINDLE [The Watch] These stories are beautiful and disturbing and despite this being Bass' first published collection the writing is surprisingly poignant His succinct use of common speech is refreshing revealing the stories in a natural way one steeped in oral tradition Even his experimental forms Cats and Students Bubbles and

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