Coupon
Omensetter's Luck
by William H. Gass


Overview - Greeted as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1966, Omensetter's Luck is the quirky, impressionistic, and breathtakingly original story of an ordinary community galvanized by the presence of an extraordinary man. Set in a small Ohio town in the 1890s, it chronicles - through the voices of various participants and observers - the confrontation between Brackett Omensetter, a man of preternatural goodness, and the Reverend Jethro Furber, a preacher crazed with a propensity for violent thoughts.  Read more...

 
Paperback - Revised Ed.
  • $17.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 27 copies from $3.49
 
 
 

More About Omensetter's Luck by William H. Gass
 
 
 
Overview
Greeted as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1966, Omensetter's Luck is the quirky, impressionistic, and breathtakingly original story of an ordinary community galvanized by the presence of an extraordinary man. Set in a small Ohio town in the 1890s, it chronicles - through the voices of various participants and observers - the confrontation between Brackett Omensetter, a man of preternatural goodness, and the Reverend Jethro Furber, a preacher crazed with a propensity for violent thoughts. Omensetter's Luck meticulously brings to life a specific time and place as it illuminates timeless questions about life, love, good, and evil.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780141180106
  • ISBN-10: 0141180102
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: April 1997
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 7.78 x 5.1 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds

Series: Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Classics

 
BAM Customer Reviews