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The old ace in the hole

Author: Annie E Proulx
Publisher: New York, NY. : Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Bob Dollar, fresh out of college, takes a job locating big spreads of lands in Texas. He soon finds that not everyone wants to give up the family farm.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie E Proulx
ISBN: 0684813076 9780684813073
OCLC Number: 670435496
Awards: National Book Award Winner
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 359 pages : hc
Contents: Global Pork Rind --
Art Plastic --
On the Road Again --
The Evil Fat Boy --
No Room in Cowboy Rose --
Sheriff Hugh Dough --
The Rural Compendium --
Pioneer Fronk --
The Busted Star --
Old Dog --
Tater Crouch --
Rope Butt --
Habakuk's Luck --
The Young Couple --
Abel and Cain --
Curiosity Killed the Cat --
The Devil's Hatband --
Just a Few Questions --
The Sheriff's Office --
Everything's O.K. So Far --
Triple Cross --
Ribeye Writes --
Rich Orlando --
Violet's Night on the Town --
Top Sales --
Brother Mesquite --
Trip to Denver --
Used but Not Abused --
Ribeye Cluke's Office --
Quick Change --
Mrs. Betty Doak --
Ace in the Hole --
Failure --
Responsibility: by Annie E. Proulx.


Proulx's novel is told through the eyes of Bob Dollar, a young Denver man whose own parents abandoned him on his uncle's doorstep when he was seven. A strikingly intimate account of the vast waves of  Read more...
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