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One Good Story, That One - a book by King, Thomas

One Good Story, That One


One Good Story, That One( )
Author: King, Thomas
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

One Good Story, That One is a collection steeped in native oral tradition and shot through with Thomas King's special brand of wit and comic imagination. These highly acclaimed stories conjure up Native and Judeo-Christian myths, present-day pop culture, and literature while mixing in just the right amount of perception and experience.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Fiction / Native American & Aboriginal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.343 x 7.917 x 0.234 Inches
Author Biography
King, Thomas (Author)
Thomas King was born in 1943 in Sacramento, California to a Cherokee father and a mother of Greek and German descent. He attended the University of Utah where he received a Ph. D. in Literature.

His works focus mainly on Native American way of life. His first novel, Medicine River was made into a television movie. His second novel, Green Grass, Running Water won him the Canadian Authors Award for Fiction and it was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award in 1993. In 2003, he received the National Aboriginal Achievement Award. His most recent title DreadfulWater Shows Up, is written under the pseudonym Hartley Goodweather.

He resides in Canada and is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Guelph.


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