Between Here and the Yellow Sea by Nic Pizzolatto audiobook

Between Here and the Yellow Sea: Stories

By Nic Pizzolatto
Read by Kirby Heyborne

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665153133

  • ISBN: 9781665153119

  • ISBN: 9781665153126

Runtime: 8.98 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A reissue of Nic Pizzolatto's debut short story collection, now featuring two previously uncollected stories.

Set in variety of Southern landscapes, these startling stories excavate the ambiguous terrain of the human heart. Pizzalotto finds beauty in loneliness as his characters attempt to bridge the gulfs between themselves and others, past and present, and, the even wider chasms that separate them from their true selves.

In this stunning debut, a base-jumping, samurai park ranger parachutes off the St. Louis arch. A stained-glass artist struggles over his masterpiece for a castle in Southern Missouri and learn through great loss what his true subject will be. A schoolteacher searchers for her missing son, her only clue a mysterious, paint-smeared  stencil left behind. And, in the title story, which first appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, an orphaned young man and his former high school football coach set out the kidnap the coach's daughter from Los Angeles and bring her back to East Texas.

With a forceful and compassionate voice, Pizzolatto places us at the crossroads of memory and desire, longing and loss, somewhere between here and the Yellow Sea. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This collection is first-rate, and Pizzolatto is going to be wowing us for a long, long time to come.” Steve Yarbrough author of Prisoners of War
“This is a wonderful book of stories by a natural writer. Nic’s beautiful, lucid prose seems to flow like water or like music…Nic knows how to write in the marrow of his bones. This will be the first of many brilliant books. Hooray for talent, that rare and lovely gift of the gods.” Ellen Gilchrist, author of Victory over Japan
“Pizzolatto’s powerful fiction harkens back to the golden age of short stories when O’Connor and the rest were working. He possesses an apparently unlimited imagination and the narrative skills to bring it to bear.” William Gay, author of Provinces of Night
“Pizzolatto, like the great Richard Ford, is drawn increasingly to sad, even grim scenarios depicting the way people fail to connect. And, also like Ford, he expresses their dissatisfaction in precise language, drawing readers into perfectly realized, frequently unconventional scenarios…These sad, beautifully rendered stories will resonate with fans of the form.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Nic Pizzolatto

Author Bio: Nic Pizzolatto

Nic Pizzolatto’s fiction has appeared in the Atlantic, the Oxford American, the Missouri Review, the Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories, and several other publications. His work has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and his story collection Between Here and the Yellow Sea was named by Poets & Writers magazine as one of the top five fiction debuts of the year. In 2012 he created a new series for HBO titled True Detective, the first season of which was nominated for the Emmy for Best Drama Series.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.98
Audience: Adult
Language: English