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Barkskins / Annie Proulx

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"... An epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about taming the wilderness, set over two centuries. In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen, René Sel and Chales Duquet, arrive in New France. Bound to a feudal lord, a seigneur, for three years in exchange for land, they become wood-cutters - barkskins. René suffers extraordinary hardship, always in awe of the forest he is charged  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0007232012 9780007232017 9780008191764 000819176X
OCLC Number: 953325107
Description: xii, 717 pages : genealogical tables ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Bark skins

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR From Annie Proulx, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of  Read more...

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`An ambitious novel of extraordinary power that deserves to win the biggest literary prizes and confirms Proulx as a more gifted writer than many of those deemed "great American Novelists" ***** Read more...

 
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