|Brokeback Mountain (1997) [Short Story]|
by E. Annie Proulx
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(From the publisher):
Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch hands, come together when they're working as sheepherder and camp tender one summer on a range above the tree line. At first, sharing an isolated tent, the attraction is casual, inevitable, but something deeper catches them that summer.
Both men work hard, marry, and have kids because that's what cowboys do. But over the course of many years and frequent separations this relationship becomes the most important thing in their lives, and they do anything they can to preserve it.
First published in the New Yorker in 1997, it was collected in Close Range: Wyoming Stories. After the story was adapted to film, it was printed individually in a special volume.
Original title: Brokeback Mountain
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ The West Still Lives
Fiction→ General Fiction
Fiction→ Gay & Lesbian→ Gay Male
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Close Range: Wyoming Stories (1999) [Collection]
Author: E. Annie Proulx