Ron Rash

 

Ron Rash
Ron Rash is the Parris Distinguished Professor in Appalachian Cultural Studies at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Rash was born in Chester, South Carolina, in 1953, grew up in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, and is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University and Clemson University. In 1994 he published his first book, a collection of short stories titled The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth.  Since then, Rash has published four collections of poetry, four short story collections, and five novels, all to wide critical acclaim and numerous awards and honors. Rash's poems and stories have appeared in more than 100 magazines and journals over the years. Serena, Rash's 2009 novel, received glowing reviews nationwide and was a 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist.  A 2013 movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was based on this New York Times Bestselling book.  A recent short story collection, Burning Bright received the Frank O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. His fifth novel, The Cove, was released Spring 2012.  Nothing Gold Can Stay is his latest collection of short stories.

 

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Above the Waterfall Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062349316
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Published: Ecco Press - September 8th, 2015

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Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062202727
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Published: Ecco Press - March 11th, 2014

With high praise from the first Nobel Laureate to win the literary prize on the strength of short stories alone, Mr. Rash would seem to have won a Nobel by proxy.


Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062202710
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Published: Ecco Press - February 19th, 2013

The Cove Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061804205
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Published: Ecco Press - November 6th, 2012

The Cove Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780061804199
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Published: Ecco Press - April 10th, 2012

Burning Bright: Stories Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780061804120
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Published: Ecco Press - February 1st, 2011

Waking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781891885822
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Published: Hub City Press - October 1st, 2011

Waking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781891885846
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Published: Hub City Press - October 1st, 2011

Burning Bright: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061804113
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Published: Ecco - March 1st, 2010

Serena Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061470844
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Published: Ecco Press - September 29th, 2009

Serena Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061470851
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Published: Ecco - October 1st, 2008

Signed first editions of this book typically sell for well over $100.


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Chemistry and Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312425081
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Published: Picador USA - April 17th, 2007

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The World Made Straight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312426606
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Published: Picador USA - March 20th, 2007

Saints at the River Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312424916
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Published: Picador USA - July 1st, 2005

One Foot in Eden Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312423056
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Published: Picador USA - January 3rd, 2004

Raising the Dead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780916078546
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Published: Iris Press - April 15th, 2002

Eureka Mill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781891885266
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Published: Hub City Writers Project - October 1st, 2001

Among the Believers Cover Image
By Ron Rash, Anthony Hecht (Introduction By)
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ISBN: 9780916078508
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Published: Iris Press - April 15th, 2000

Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth: and Other Stories from Cliffside, North Carolina Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780930769116
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Published: Bench Press - January 1st, 2002

This edition is now out-of-print. The University of South Carolina will reprint it December 2014.


Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062349347
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Published: Ecco Press - November 4th, 2014

The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth: And Other Stories from Cliffside, North Carolina, Twentieth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Ron Rash, Ron Rash (Introduction by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781611175141
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - December 2nd, 2014

The Ron Rash Reader Cover Image
By Randall Wilhelm (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781611174144
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - September 9th, 2014

Surreal South Cover Image
By Laura Benedict (Editor), Pinckney Benedict (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780979304972
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Published: Press 53 - September 10th, 2007

Literary Dogs & Their South Carolina Writers Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781891885983
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Published: Hub City Press - November 1st, 2012

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