Denis Johnson
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Denis Johnson

Denis Hale Johnson (born July 1, 1949) is an American writer best known for his short story collection Jesus' Son (1992) and his novel Tree of Smoke (2007), which won the National Book Award for Fiction. He also writes plays, poetry and non-fiction.
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    • The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

    • Stories
    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman, Michael Shannon, Dermot Mulroney, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson. Written in the luminous prose that made him one of the most beloved and important writers of his generation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • RIP Denis Johnson

    • By Thomas B. Houghton on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Tree of Smoke

    • A Novel
    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 642
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 361

    This is the story of William "Skip" Sands, CIA, engaged in psychological operations against the Vietcong, and the disasters that befall him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • tree of smoke

    • By ed spilka on 12-13-07

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Jesus' Son

    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 157

    These stories follow a recovering alcoholic and heroin addict whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal, and various kinds of loss....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Some books are better read.

    • By dngold77 on 09-02-18

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Train Dreams

    • A Novella
    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction finalist

    • By Louis on 06-20-12

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Train Dreams and Jesus' Son

    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    Here are two complete books by Denis Johnson. In Train Dreams Robert Grainer is a day laborer in the American West at the start of the 20th century—an ordinary man in extraordinary times....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Should Have Disliked These Stories

    • By Sharon on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Nobody Move

    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Nobody Move, which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awful, strange, ugly story,,!

    • By ronald on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Laughing Monsters

    • A Novel
    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Scott Shepherd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Roland Nair calls himself Scandinavian, but travels on a U.S. passport. After 10 years' absence, he returns to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, to reunite with his friend Michael Adriko....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-08-15

    Regular price: $20.99

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