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Driftless

Author: David Rhodes
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Home to a few hundred people yet absent from state maps, Words, Wisconsin, comes richly to life by way of an extraordinary cast of characters. Among them, a middle-aged couple guards the family farm from the mendacious schemes of their milk cooperative; a life-long invalid finds herself crippled by her resentment of and affection for her sister; a woman of conflicting impulses and pastor of the local Friends church  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Rhodes
ISBN: 9781571310590 1571310592
OCLC Number: 209589018
Notes: "Milkweed national fiction prize"--Jacket.
Description: 429 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: David Rhodes.
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Home to a few hundred people yet absent from state maps, Words, Wisconsin, comes richly to life by way of an extraordinary cast of characters. Among them, a middle-aged couple guards the family farm from the mendacious schemes of their milk cooperative; a life-long invalid finds herself crippled by her resentment of and affection for her sister; a woman of conflicting impulses and pastor of the local Friends church stumbles upon an enlightenment she never expected; a cantankerous retiree discovers a cougar living in his haymow, haunting him like a childhood memory; and a former drifter forever alters the ties that bind a community together.

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