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By John Vigna

"A heartbreaking portrait of what it capacity to be a guy in a global the place violence trumps cause, and undesirable judgements start with stable intentions. With wit, tenderness, and intelligence, Bull Head exposes the uncooked underbelly of male experience."—Gary Shteyngart, writer of Super unhappy real love Story

A line-dancing aficionado visits his brother in reformatory in hopes of mending their courting, and as an alternative discovers his personal unwitting function in his brother's failed existence. After the loss of life of his spouse and kids, a logger attempts to outlive the Thanksgiving weekend on his personal. A antisocial teen's existence is modified eternally through a work-camp placement with a violent older boy. A truck motive force seeks sanctuary from his abusive spouse in a delusion international of strip golf equipment and private ads.

Bristling with restlessness and brutality, those associated tales set within the Pacific Northwest catapult readers into the gritty lives of social outcasts misplaced in purgatories in their personal making. John Vigna tempers uncooked and every now and then merciless rural masculinity with sleek prose and breathtaking tenderness to light up the plight of guys dwelling in small cities and backwoods who belong neither to historical past nor the longer term. A startling homage to the good Southern Gothic culture, Bull Head is a blinding debut that heralds a strong and interesting new literary voice.

John Vigna is an alumnus of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His fiction and non fiction have seemed in several newspapers and magazines. John lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with his spouse, author Nancy Lee.

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