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Train dreams

by Denis Johnson

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDenis Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O3745 T73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24823347M
ISBN 109780374281144
LC Control Number2011007505

The denouement of Train Dreams is so tragic and surreal that the reader at first denies its grisly approach: yet when it comes, it is written with such credibility that it fulfils the book's theme, the collapse of the rational world for a decent man%(84). Get this from a library! Train dreams. [Denis Johnson] -- This is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century -- an ordinary man in extraordinary times. Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer.

Train dreams (Book) Average Rating. 5 star (1) 4 star (0) 3 star (1) 2 star (0) 1 star (0) Author: Johnson, Denis, Status: On Shelf. Cameron Village Regional - Adult Fiction has 2. JOHNSON. Cary Regional - Adult Fiction. JOHNSON. East Regional - Adult Fiction. JOHNSON Quick Copy View. The team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site returns with another fabulous book for bedtime, Steam Train, Dream Train! The dream train pulls into the station, and one by one the train cars are loaded: polar bears pack the reefer car with ice cream, elephants fill the tanker cars with paints, tortoises stock the auto rack with race cars, kangaroos stuff the hopper car Brand: Chronicle Books.

A "New York Times" Notable Book for One of "The Economist"'s Books of the Year One of NPR's 10 Best Novels of Denis Johnson's "Train Dreams" is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant Grainer is a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century-an ordinary man in extraordinary times. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Does Train Dreamsunderscore this view of humanity, or is it a departure from Johnson's previous work? Train Dreams: A Novella by Denis Johnson.


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It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth centuryan ordinary man in extraordinary times/5(). Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions.

It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth centuryan ordinary man in extraordinary times.

Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer struggles to make sense of this strange new world/5. Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions. It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century—-an ordinary man in extraordinary times.

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The following version of this novel was used to create this study guide: Train Dreams, by Denis Johnson.

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Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions. It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth centuryan ordinary man in extraordinary times.

Buffeted by the loss of his family, Grainer struggles to make sense of this strange new world/5(10). The story is a snapshot of early 20th-century America as railroad laborer Robert Granier toils along the rails that will connect the states and transform his itinerant way of life.

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