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Nickel mountain

a pastoral novel

by John Gardner

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Gardner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A712 N5 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24371937M
OCLC/WorldCa3823741

John Gardner () was a popular and controversial author. He wrote several best-selling novels, including Grendel, The Sunlight Dialogues, Nickel Mountain, and October Light (which won the National Critics Circle Award in ), and The Art of Fiction, an essay text now standard in university writing classes, and On Moral Fiction, a book so scandalous it almost destroyed his career. Genre/Form: Romance fiction Fiction Pastoral fiction Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gardner, John, Nickel mountain.


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