Thomas McGuane | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Robert M. Adams

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Thomas McGuane.
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Critical Review by Robert M. Adams

SOURCE: "Cornering the Market," in New York Review of Books, Vol. 39, No. 20, December 3, 1992, pp. 14-16.

In the following review, Adams gives Nothing But Blue Skies an unfavorable review, saying its similarity to McGuane's previous stories renders it unmemorable.

Thomas McGuane is mainly from Montana and has written, over the last twenty years, more than seven novels and several books of short stories set against this background. These are not cowboy-and-Indian novels, nor are they set in the familiar mean streets of the desert metropolis. The center of McGuane's universe is the good-sized town or small city of Deadrock, Montana, and his theme is the aching problem of the American male, what to do with himself. Perhaps it is McGuane's misfortune that he has written so many books, because after four or five the generic...

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