Thomas McGuane

Thomas McGuane
Website: Tom McGuane
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan
Current Residence: McLeod, MT
Setting: Florida Keys, Montana, United States
Genre: Literary Fiction, Non-Fiction

Thomas McGuane was born in Michigan and spent time on a ranch in Montana. His time in Montana colored the tone and subject of his writing. He also spent time in Florida, which would become part of some his fiction. McGuane was educated at Michigan State University, Yale and received a fellowship at Stanford, where he wrote his first novel. McGuane wrote a novel (The Sporting Club) that took his protaganist from Michigan, Montana, and the Florida Keys. McGuane had ties to Jimmy Buffett and even married Buffet's sister.

Book List
Gallatin- short stories (2007)
Cadence of Grass (2002)
Nothing But Blue Skies (1992)
Keep the Change (1989)
To Skin a Cat- short stories (1986)
Something to Be Desired (1985)
Nobody's Angel (1981)
Panama (1978) FL
Ninety-Two in the Shade (1973) FL, nominated for a National Book Award
Bushwacked Piano (1971) FL
Sporting Club (1969)

Horses (2005)
Upstream: Fly Fishing in the American Northwest (1999)
Longest Silence (1999)
Some Horses (1999)
An Outside Chance (1981)

See Tom McGuane books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: General Fiction.

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