Bruce Olds

BRUCE OLDS is the author of two novels: Bucking the Tiger, an ALA Notable Book adapted for the stage as The Confessions of Doc Holliday; and Raising Holy Hell, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and an IMPAC Dublin Literary Award nominee that was also named Novel of the Year by the Notable Books Council of the American Library Association and winner of the QPB New Voices Award for Fiction. His nonfiction work has appeared in Granta and American Heritage, among other publications, and has been anthologized by the Modern Library and MIT Press. He lives in Chicago.


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The Moments Lost

Bruce Olds
Picador

Franklyn Shivs is a Wisconsin farm boy with a mind too vigorous, too full of desire, for a life on the farm. Leaving home as a young man, he heads south to...


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Raising Holy Hell

Bruce Olds
Picador

On October 16, 1859, John Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, leaving fifteen people dead. Viewed in the North as a saint of freedom and...


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Bucking the Tiger

Bruce Olds
Picador

An American Library Association Notable Book John Henry Holliday was an Ivy League-educated dentist from a genteel Georgia family when at the age of...


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