The River Swimmer by Jim Harrison
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The River Swimmer Summary
Jim Harrison is one of America's most beloved and critically-acclaimed authors, on a par with American literary greats like Richard Ford, Anne Tyler, Robert Stone, Russell Banks, and Ann Beattie. His latest collection of novellas, The River Swimmer, is Harrison at his most memorable: a brilliant rendering of two men striving to find their way in the world, written with freshness, abundant wit, and profound humanity.
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"Rich and satisfying." - Publishers Weekly
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Jim Harrison Author Biography
Jim Harrison was born in 1937, in Grayling, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan Statue University and taught there for a time. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Playboy, and The New York Times. Harrison is also the author of over twenty-five books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including four volumes of novellas, The Beast God Forgot to Invent (2000), Legends of the Fall (1979), The Woman Lit by Fireflies (1990), and Julip (1994); seven other novels, The Road Home (1998), Wolf (1971), A Good Day to Die (1973), Farmer (1976), Warlock (1981), and Dalva (1988); ten collections of poetry, including most recently Saving Daylight (2006),...
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