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 136
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    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 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 623
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 342

    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 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    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 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A compact epic

    • By Geoff on 02-15-12

    Regular price: $12.59

    • 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 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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

    • Nobody Move

    • By: Denis Johnson
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    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
    • What the???

    • By Barry on 05-24-09

    Regular price: $19.93

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