Books by Author Craig Lesley

Books by Craig Lesley

Burning Fence

"Beyond the legends of the West and the fables of fatherhood, Craig Lesley's beautiful memoir, Burning Fence, comes forward with one man's personal truth. This memoir takes an unflinching look at a family amid the macho mythos of the West. Lesley's lucid, compelling storyteller's voice recalls that of writers like Kent Haruf and Mark Spragg. One of his bravest and truest works to date."
—Diana Abu-Jaber, author of Crescent

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Storm Riders by Craig Lesley

Storm Riders

"Without sensationalism or self-pity, unsparingly compassionate, Craig Lesley writes of the marginal, the dispossessed, the hardscrabble people of America. He writes with grace and gravity and the driest humor, the quietest passion, the rarest, unjudging justice. This is a beautiful book."
—Ursula K. LeGuin

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River Song

"It is Mr. Lesley's considerable achievement as a storyteller that, while conveying so much information to readers unfamiliar with the territory, a small family of characters emerges. In love and in conflict, they are burdened by all the human frailties and dreams."
—Herbert Mitgang, The New York Times

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The Sky Fisherman by Craig Lesley

The Sky Fisherman

"Craig Lesley's style flows like a river, always irresistibly carving its course to the end."
—Robert Rafferty, The Washington Post Book World

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"Winterkill was a spell of language I wanted never to end, and blessedly the story now flows on in River Song. Craig Lesley has given us another greathearted book."
Wintekill by Craig Lesley