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The Wrecking Yard and Other Stories

Pinckney Benedict

The Wrecking Yard and Other Stories

by Pinckney Benedict

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Published by Nan A. Talese .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7439808M
ISBN 100385420218
ISBN 109780385420211

Benedict's first collection of stories since his auspicious if uneven debut (Town Smokes, ) is a far more accomplished work, establishing him among the best young southern writers—full of passion and mature enough to keep it under control. Benedict searches out the moral dimension in the hardscrabble lives of rednecks and country people, and transcends the folksy bromides they espouse.   You'd think that Ps wouldn't show up in cheap self-service wrecking yards, but you'd be wrong— here's a battered but fairly intact '71 in a Denver yard. Read more. slide

  The other lesson I learned was why it was a bad idea to take a shortcut from one section of the yard to another by going behind the office building. Because that was where the dog lived. I continue to give thanks for the short, strong chain that stood between me .   The only other work on these behind-the-scenes pros is Blaine's Hal Blaine and the Wrecking Crew, which is more narrowly focused on the experiences of the stalwart drummer. VERDICT Recommended for readers interested in popular music and the music industry, particularly West Coast pop and classic rock/5(26).

- Explore ernzava70's board "wrecking yards" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Wrecking yards, Abandoned cars and Rusty cars pins.   Ted’s Wrecking Yard helped establish an audience for other indie ventures in the neighbourhood. Soundscapes —the record store across the street opened by Greg Davis in —had a Ted’s section, for example, while the originally tiny Big Chill .


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These nine stories and one radio play are raw slices of rural life that cut to the bone. With the same assurance Benedict brought to Town Smokes, the short-story craftsman, product of a West Virginia. Editorial Reviews. These nine stories and one radio play are raw slices of rural life that cut to the bone.

With the same assurance Benedict brought to Town Smokes, the short-story craftsman, product of a West Virginia dairy farm and Princeton, conjures up America as a land of desolation, petty excess, murder, rage and self-destruction.

``Washman,'' about a hunchback who shoots a highway Author: Pinckney Benedict. When this book showed up as a recommendation in mystery, I was nearly caught up with the excellent Charles Lenox series and I was hoping to stumble across another well-written, well-researched Victorian series.

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Benedict's first collection of stories since his auspicious if uneven debut (Town Smokes, ) is a far more accomplished work, establishing him among the best young southern writers—full of passion and mature enough to keep it under control.

Benedict searches out the moral dimension in the hardscrabble lives of rednecks and country people, and transcends the folksy bromides they : Pinckney Benedict. Wrecking Yard by Pinckney Benedict This book felt to me like the inverse of Raymond Carver’s desperate white males living in drunken, suburban squalor and betrayed by.

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