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American Rust

American Rust

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Published by Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd in Sydney .
Written in English


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A heart-wrenching, unputdownable tale of redemption and survival in small-town America in the tradition of Richard Ford, Pete Dexter and Cormac McCarthy."...prying the lid off a rusted can of failed hope and small-town secrets...his taut, direct prose strikes the perfect tone for this kaleidoscope of fractured dreams...honest and unflinching storytelling." Amazon, Book of the Month"American Rust is both darkly disturbing and richly compelling, signals the arrival of a new voice in American letters." Patricia Cornwell"With its strong narrative engine and understated social insight, American Rust is reminiscent of the best of Robert Stone and Russell Banks. Author Philipp Meyer locates the heart of his working class characters without false sentiment or condescension, and their world is artfully described." George Pelecanos

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Open LibraryOL24295810M
ISBN 109781741767162
OCLC/WorldCa609836112


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From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty /5(92). American Rust is a bleak and unsettling novel that tells the story of two young men, Isaac English and Billy Poe, and the tragedies that follow after Isaac murders a homeless man in an abandoned car factory.

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Philipp Meyer’s affecting first novel, “American Rust,” takes place in a small Pennsylvania steel town named Buell, a place where the jobs have disappeared, and foreclosures and meth use are on the. American Rust, published in by Spiegel & Grau, is Phillip Meyer’s first novel. The story focuses on Buell, Pennsylvania, a dying steel town.

Jobs are disappearing, methadone use is. American Rust Quotes Showing of 14 “You ought to be able to grow up in a place and not have to get the hell out of it when you turn eighteen.” ― Philipp Meyer, American Rust.

American Rust was an Economist Book of the Year ina Washington Post Top Ten Book ofa New York Times Notable Book ofa Kansas City Star Top Book ofand an Amazon Top Book of   Books 'American Rust': Dying Towns And Dreams Deferred Ma • Philipp Meyer talks about his dark novel American Rust, and how the story of life in a Pennsylvania steel town reflects.

hilipp Meyer's debut novel, set in Buell, Pennsylvania, the heart of America's withering Rust Belt, could easily be a regular tale of life on the other side of the tracks. When the once-booming.

USA Network is not moving forward with drama American Rust, based on The Son author Philipp Meyer’s book of the same, Deadline has confirmed. The series, picked up Author: Denise Petski. American Rust By Brenda Stones This debut novel comes loaded with accolades; already the book covers and the author’s websites are stashed with tributes: the next Steinbeck, the next Hemingway, walking in the steps of Tom Wolfe so we are led to expect the next great American novel, in the ongoing male tradition of Cormac McCarthy and Don deLillo/5.

“American Rust” is a bold, absorbing novel with a keen interest in how communities falter. Meyer knows that reductive explanations aren’t sufficient, and he moves deftly from the panoramic to the.

Contents Books About: The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Son BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide. Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss.

In his unrelentingly downbeat debut, Meyer offers up a character-driven near-noir set in Buell, a dying Pennsylvania steel town, where aimless friends Billy. American Rust - Book One Summary & Analysis Philipp Meyer This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of American Rust.

Philipp Meyer is an American fiction writer, and is the author of the novels American Rust and The Son, as well as short stories published in The New Yorker and other places. Meyer also created and produced the AMC television show based on his novel.

Meyer won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and was a Born: January 5, (age 45), New York City, US. Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation-as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love-that arise from its loss.

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American Rust (Book): Meyer, Philipp: Left alone to care for his aging father after his mother commits suicide and his sister escapes to Yale, Isaac English longs for a life beyond his hometown.

But when he finally sets out to leave for good, accompanied by his temperamental best friend, former high school football star Billy Poe, they are caught up in a. 'A grimly powerful hybrid: provocative literary fiction crossed with a propulsive thriller' - Kirkus Review Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation - as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love - that arises from its loss.

From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story 4/5(). The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Son, which is now an AMC original TV series BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide.

Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and /5(5).

With Jeff Daniels, Maura Tierney, Bill Camp, Alex Neustaedter. A compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.

In American Rust, debut novelist Philipp Meyer employs the voices of the boys and four others as narrators to reveal the ensuing action. It’s a tactic that has been used by novelists many times before, but it is amazingly effective here. The American rust standard guide: a guide for grading hot rolled steel by surface condition: Author: American Institute for Steel Classification: Publisher: American Institute for Steel Classification, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: 12 pages: SubjectsReviews: 1.

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Author Philipp Meyer presents his dramatic debut novel, American Rust-a moving tale of friends in a fading Pennsylvania steel town and the murder that forces them to question their assumptions about each other and those around them.

Unfolding at a relentless pace, Meyer's dark vision of an environment in flux is propelled by characters drawn with keen insight into human pathos. The ugly reverse of the American Dream.” However ugly or bleak it may be, a small seed does grow and bloom organically in place of societal blight, cultivated by a chorus of voices that drive the feverish plot to its crescendo.

This is perhaps Meyer’s greatest accomplishment with American Rust.American rust Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss/5(2).