Short stories with larger than life characters... The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Dive into the worlds of ten fascinating men. Brimming with action-adventure, humor, and imagination, this collection of short stories features a host of unique characters, including an African big-game hunter, a bootlegger, a homicidal violinist, and a professional dogcatcher.

The Man, The Myth, The Legend combines the compelling narrative drive of great movies (“What happens next?”) with the gemlike beauty of the short story form.


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“Chris Orcutt serves up a deliciously cheeky and ironic collection of short stories that offer glimpses into the perilous lives of ten men from vastly different walks of life and eras. One of the Best Books of 2013.”