Outerbridge Reach

by Robert Stone

In this towering story about a man pitting himself against the sea, against society, and against himself, Robert Stone again demonstrates that he is "one of the most impressive novelists of his generation" (New York Review of Books). Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake everything. As the San Francisco Chronicle said, "Robert Stone asks questions of our time few writers could imagine and answers them in narratives few readers will ever quite forget."

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780395938942
  • ISBN-10: 0395938945
  • Pages: 416
  • Publication Date: 09/15/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 32

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  • About the Book

    In this towering story about a man pitting himself against the sea, against society, and against himself, Robert Stone again demonstrates that he is "one of the most impressive novelists of his generation" (New York Review of Books). Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake everything. As the San Francisco Chronicle said, "Robert Stone asks questions of our time few writers could imagine and answers them in narratives few readers will ever quite forget."

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    "His voice is probably the most distinctive of his generation . . . an extraordinary achievement." —Boston Globe

    "A Triumph" —The New York Times

    "One of the truly great journeys of contemporary American fiction." —The Chicago Sun-Times

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