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Denis Johnson

Biography

Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson was the author of nine novels, one novella, two books of short stories, five collections of poetry, two collections of plays, and one book of reportage. Among other honors, his novel TREE OF SMOKE won the 2007 National Book Award and was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize, and TRAIN DREAMS was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.

Denis Johnson

Books by Denis Johnson

by Denis Johnson - Fiction, Literary, Suspense, Thriller

After 10 years’ absence, Roland Nair returns to Freetown, Sierra Leone, to reunite with his friend, Michael Adriko. Adriko is an African who styles himself a soldier of fortune, newly engaged to a college girl named Davidia from Colorado. Together the three set out to visit Adriko’s clan in the Uganda-Congo borderland --- but each of these travelers is keeping secrets from the others. Their journey through a land abandoned by the future leads Adriko, Nair and Davidia to meet themselves not in a new light, but rather in a new darkness.

by Denis Johnson - Fiction, Short Stories

An intense collection of interconnected stories that portray life through the eyes of a young man in a small Iowa town, by the author of Already Dead: A California Gothic, Angels and Resuscitation of a Hanged Man.