The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas: Stories

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Touchstone, Aug 2, 2005 - Fiction - 162 pages
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In The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas, Davy Rothbart's stories grow out of road trips and small towns and are populated by questionable heroes and gold-hearted thugs. Full of loneliness and hope, heartbreak and humor, Rothbart's tales blaze their way from midwestern farm fields to state prisons and border-town brothels.

Much like the lost, tossed, and forgotten items Rothbart collected in his acclaimed book, Found, the stories in The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas capture the oddity, poetry, and dignity of everyday life.

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Davy Rothbart should think about writing novels! - Goodreads
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Maybe I expected too much from Mr. Rothbart after reading My Heart is an Idiot. I probably did. That was a wonderfully quietly moving kind of book. This one had touching moments but wasn't nearly as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Menezes - Goodreads

A collection of short stories all from the perspective of white, american males that surprised me by not boring me to tears. They all were different yet shared this this theme of genuine voices. Super good, especially the title story and the story "Maggie Fever". Read full review

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Contents

LIE BIG l
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FIRST SNOW
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GOT HERE
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About the author (2005)

Davy Rothbart is the author of the national bestseller Found, and creator of the magazine of the same name. A contributor to public radio's This American Life, he is also the author of the story collection The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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