Wabash: A Novel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1987 - Fiction - 207 pages
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Wabash is a town on the Illinois side of the Mississippi, across from St. Louis. Wabash is also the name of the steel mill, which is the main industry here in the summer of 1932. This is the setting for Butler's novel about the Coles, Deborah and Jeremy.

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
16
Section 3
25
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Robert Olen Butler is a novelist, screenwriter, educator, and short-story writer who grew up in Granite City, Illinois. Butler served in Vietnam. Following the Vietnam War, Butler began writing. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The Paris Review, and The Saturday Review, as well as in four annual editions of the Best American Short Stories and six annual editions of New Stories of the South. A collection of his stories, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Butler's novels include The Alleys of Eden, Countrymen of Bones, and Sun Dogs. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts grant. Butler also won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches creative writing at McNeese State University.

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