Both men work hard, marry, and have kids because that's what cowboys do. But over the course of many years and frequent separations this relationship becomes the most important thing in their lives, and they do anything they can to preserve it.
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"Proulx's understanding is at its most remarkable in the astonishing Brokeback Mountain. [She] knows what she could only know...by the infrared that allows a very few writers clear sight in the dark of the imagination." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Brokeback Mountain does some of the best things a story can do. It abolishes the old West cliches, excavates and honors a certain kind of elusive life, then nearly levels you with the emotional weight at its center." (The Boston Sunday Globe)
This is a haunting, resonating short story. The narration is excellent and the story stay with you long after it is completed. I can understand why it was made into a movie; this story begs to be told.
What a wonderfully written and narrated story. Actually enjoyed the images created by the book even bettr than the movie
I watched the movie but did not think much of it. Years later I'm listening to the book and can't believe what a powerful story it is. I actually found tears in my eyes. Love knows no boundaries and this story lays testament to it.
The story was very well written. Id like to read or listen to more of the authors works. I was surprised how closely the movie had followed the original story.
This book is super short and straight to the point. No floweriness and fillers. I was shocked by how much it made me feel with just these few pages. The way it's delivered makes it so real.
Wife, mom of one amazing son, and I have the second best job in the world, working in a bookstore :)
Absolutely not. I read with more passion than the narrator. It was dull and unmoving.
Since the novel is so short, I would have to say the entire story.
Lack of emotion!
Alma because I would have a lot of questions about what she knew and when.
Save your Audible credit for something else, but go out and buy the book!
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