Books by David Kranes

LOW TIDE IN THE DESERT by David Kranes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"But Kranes working at his best is very good indeed."
Eleven stories set in Nevada, many of them about life in and around casinos, by the author of the novel Margins (1972), etc. Kranes writes in a telegraphic, disjointed style, a manner that is startling and effective in a set-piece such as ``The Black Friar of Fremont Street''—the tale of Call, an ordinary man who's hooked by the tables when his flight to Salt Lake City is diverted to Las Vegas. Read full book review >