Liar's moon: a long story

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Penguin, Aug 1, 2000 - Fiction - 288 pages
3 Reviews
A new novel of the West deromanticizes the "winning" of the American frontier, using African American, Native American, and female voices to retell the story. Reprint.

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

I would have thought that by now it would be impossible to write anything interesting and new about the settling of the American West. In Liarís Moon, however, Philip Kimball does just that, offering ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

The constant use of fragmented sentences (which I presume was done to create an authentic sound) was distracting to me and prevented me from enjoying nearly all of the intertwining stories. Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Philip Kimball grew up working on his family farm before going to Germany as a Fulbright Scholar and returning to a variety of blue-collar jobs. Harvesting Ballads, his first novel, appeared in 1984 ("one of the year's most original novels"-Publishers Weekly), and Liar's Moon is his second. He lives in Lawrence, Kansas.