The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas: Stories (Paperback)

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In "The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas, " Davy Rothbart's stories grow out of road trips and small towns and are populated by questionable heroes and gold-hearted thugs. Full of loneliness and hope, heartbreak and humor, Rothbart's tales blaze their way from midwestern farm fields to state prisons and border-town brothels.
Much like the lost, tossed, and forgotten items Rothbart collected in his acclaimed book, "Found, " the stories in "The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas" capture the oddity, poetry, and dignity of everyday life.

Praise For…


"Davy writes with his whole heart. These stories are crushing."

-- Arthur Miller



"It's always exciting to discover a talented new writer. Davy Rothbart writes with such energy, wit, and heart."

-- Judy Blume



Davy Rothbart is a prodigiously talented young writer, and I would happily read anything he writes. His stories are full of a strange nervous energy in which wisdom is also, somehow, always visible."

-- Charles Baxter, author of The Feast of Love and Saul and Patsy



"I believe in Davy. He is a force to be reckoned with."

-- Ira Glass, host of public radio's This American Life

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743263054
ISBN-10: 0743263057
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Publication Date: April 4th, 2016
Pages: 162
Language: English