Rick Bass
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Rick Bass

Rick Bass, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for his memoir Why I Came West, was born and raised in Texas, worked as a petroleum geologist in Mississippi, and has lived in Montana's Yaak Valley for almost three decades. His short fiction, which has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Esquire, and The Paris Review, as well as numerous times in Best American Short Stories, has earned him multiple O. Henry Awards and Pushcart Prizes in addition to NEA and Guggenheim fellowships. He is the writer in residence at Montana State University.

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    • For a Little While

    • By: Rick Bass
    • Narrated by: Rick Bass
    • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    These stories reveal men and women living with passion and tenderness at the outer limits of the senses, each attempting to triumph against fate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captures Contemporary Western/Rural America

    • By Matthew Coen on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Traveling Feast

    • By: Rick Bass
    • Narrated by: Rick Bass
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From his bid to become Eudora Welty's lawn boy to the time George Plimpton offered to punch him in the nose, lineage has always been important to Rick Bass. Now at a turning point, Bass strikes out on a journey of thanksgiving.... 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Diezmo

    • By: Rick Bass
    • Narrated by: Brian Reddy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo - a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fact or Fictionn

    • By Sam on 03-02-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Nashville Chrome

    • By: Rick Bass
    • Narrated by: Debra Monk
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    The fiction of Rick Bass has been honored with O. Henry Awards, Pushcart Prizes, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts....

    Regular price: $24.49

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