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Sweet Land New and Selected Stories

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ISBN-10: 0873515560

ISBN-13: 9780873515566

Edition: 2006

Authors: Will Weaver

List price: $18.95
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In this paperback original, a stable of fresh stories by award-winning writer Will Weaver (Full Service and Barns of Minnesota) are complemented by a hand-picked selection of favorites from his original collection, A Gravestone Made of Wheat, to offer a fresh, vivid portrait of the changing midwestern landscape. New highlights include “Blaze of Glory,” an enchanting tale of an RV road trip and a senior couple’s “last time”; “The Trapper,” the story of a hard split between an old trapper and a younger female environmentalist; and “The Last Farmer,” the capstone story of this elegant collection that examines the discovery by a high-tech farmer of the history of the old houses on his land.…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Will Weaver is an award-winning fiction writer. His latest novel is The Survivors , a sequel to his popular young adult novel Memory Boy . His other books include Full Service , Defect , Saturday Night Dirt , Super Stock Rookie , Checkered Flag Cheater , Claws , and the Billy Baggs books Striking Out , Farm Team , and Hard Ball , all of which are ALA Best Books for Young Adults. Formerly an English professor at Bemidji State University, he lives in northern Minnesota, a region he writes from and loves. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing, and hiking with his family and friends.

A Gravestone Made of Wheat
Bad Blood
Heart of the Fields
The Gleaners
Marked for Death
You Are What You Drive
Blaze of Glory
The Last Farmer