Troublemakers (Paperback)
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Troublemakers (Paperback)

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Paperback 228 Pages / Published: 31/10/2000
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A collection of short stories about men on the edge. From the streets of Chicago's southwest side to the rural roads of Nebraska to the small towns of southern Illinois, these men tread a very fine line between right and wrong, love and hate, humour and horror.

Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 9780877457275
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm


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"John McNally is an electrifying writer whose stories burrow under the skin. His world becomes our world, his way of seeing, ours. Resistance is futile." -Richard Russo, author of "Straight Man"


"John McNally has that rare gift of achieving both humor and poignancy, and his ability to evoke the personal past in all its delicious detail makes one think of an American Roddy Doyle. " -T. Coraghessan Boyle, author of "T. C. Boyle Stories"


"I love "Troublemakers." With a palpable reality breathing from every page, this book has tough people in tough spots. John McNally's writing is so good that the characters won't leave you alone, but will stay in your mind for days. Read these stories and you are entering the world of a brilliant writer." -Chris Offutt, author of "Kentucky Straight"


"I love "Troublemakers." With a palpable reality breathing from every page, this book has tough people in tough spots. John McNally's writing is so good that the characters won't leave you alone, but will stay in your mind for days. Read these stories and you are entering the world of a brilliant writer." --Chris Offutt, author of "Kentucky Straight"


"John McNally is an electrifying writer whose stories burrow under the skin. His world becomes our world, his way of seeing, ours. Resistance is futile." --Richard Russo, author of "Straight Man"


"John McNally has that rare gift of achieving both humor and poignancy, and his ability to evoke the personal past in all its delicious detail makes one think of an American Roddy Doyle. " --T. Coraghessan Boyle, author of "T. C. Boyle Stories"


John McNally is an electrifying writer whose stories burrow under the skin. His world becomes our world, his way of seeing, ours. Resistance is futile. Richard Russo, author of "Straight Man""


I love "Troublemakers." With a palpable reality breathing from every page, this book has tough people in tough spots. John McNally's writing is so good that the characters won't leave you alone, but will stay in your mind for days. Read these stories and you are entering the world of a brilliant writer. Chris Offutt, author of "Kentucky Straight""


John McNally has that rare gift of achieving both humor and poignancy, and his ability to evoke the personal past in all its delicious detail makes one think of an American Roddy Doyle. T. Coraghessan Boyle, author of "T. C. Boyle Stories""

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