Bull Head by John Vigna

By John Vigna

"A heartbreaking portrait of what it skill to be a guy in a global the place violence trumps cause, and undesirable judgements start with reliable intentions. With wit, tenderness, and intelligence, Bull Head exposes the uncooked underbelly of male experience."—Gary Shteyngart, writer of Super unhappy real love Story

A line-dancing aficionado visits his brother in prison in hopes of mending their dating, and as a substitute discovers his personal unwitting position in his brother's failed lifestyles. After the demise of his spouse and kids, a logger attempts to outlive the Thanksgiving weekend on his personal. A antisocial teen's lifestyles is modified eternally through a work-camp placement with a violent older boy. A truck driving force seeks sanctuary from his abusive spouse in a fable global of strip golf equipment and private ads.

Bristling with restlessness and brutality, those associated tales set within the Pacific Northwest catapult readers into the gritty lives of social outcasts misplaced in purgatories in their personal making. John Vigna tempers uncooked and every now and then merciless rural masculinity with swish prose and breathtaking tenderness to light up the plight of fellows dwelling in small cities and backwoods who belong neither to background nor the long run. A startling homage to the nice Southern Gothic culture, Bull Head is a stunning debut that heralds a strong and intriguing new literary voice.

John Vigna is an alumnus of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His fiction and non fiction have seemed in different newspapers and magazines. John lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with his spouse, author Nancy Lee.

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