Return to Oakpine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Ron Carlson’s “Return to Oakpine” is a story of friendship and nostalgia in the West http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ron-carlson-s-return-oakpine-story-friendship-and-nostalgia-west <p>Author Ron Carlson new novel “Return to Oakpine” tells the story of four high school buddies reuniting in their fictional Wyoming hometown, now that they’ve reached middle age.&nbsp;</p><p>One character, Jimmy Brand, is dying of AIDS, and he and his friends get their high school garage band back together one last time. Carlson tells Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez that this is a “quieter” book, in which the reader keeps company with these characters.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 22:07:06 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 46196 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ron Carlson’s “Return to Oakpine” is a story of friendship and nostalgia in the West