To Skin a Cat

To Skin a Cat

by Thomas McGuane
To Skin a Cat

To Skin a Cat

by Thomas McGuane


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A collection of thirteen stories of great range, verve, and humor from the highly acclaimed author of Cloudbursts and Ninety-two in the Shade

Thomas McGuane's first short story collection  is "a cornucopia of McGuane's grace, humor, gusto, and smarts" (Philadelphia Inquirer), and McGuane is a writer who “makes the page, the paragraph, the sentence itself a record of continuous imaginative activity.... [He is] an important as well as a brilliant novelist" (The New York Times Book Review).

Includes the stories:
• The Millionaire
• A Man in Louisiana
• Like a Leaf
• Dogs
• A Skirmish
• Two Hours to Kill
• The Rescue
• Sportsmen
• Little Extras
• Partners
• The Road Atlas
• Flight
• To Skin a Cat

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394755212
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/12/1987
Series: Vintage Contemporaries
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

THOMAS McGUANE lives on a ranch in McLeod, Montana. He is the author of ten novels, including the National Book Award-nominated Ninety-two in the Shade, three works of nonfiction, and four collections of stories. His work has won numerous awards, including the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and has been anthologized in the Best American Stories, Best American Essays, and Best American Sporting Essays.
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