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Last night in Twisted River : a novel

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Series: New York Times best sellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable's girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become fugitives, forced to run from Coos County--to Boston, to southern Vermont, to Toronto--pursued by the implacable constable. Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger, once a river  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 9781400063840 1400063841 9781616644079 1616644079 9781400069194 140006919X 9781408802144 1408802147 9780375435287 037543528X
OCLC Number: 303040526
Description: xii, 554 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Coos County, New Hampshire, 1954 --
Under the logs --
Do-si-do --
A world of accidents --
The eight-inch cast iron skillet --
Boston, 1967 --
Nom de plume --
In medias res --
Windham County, Vermont, 1983 --
Benevento and Avellino --
Dead dog, remembering Mao's --
The fragile, unpredictable, nature of things --
Lady sky --
Honey --
Toronto, 2000 --
The blue mustang --
Kisses of wolves --
Coos County, New Hampshire, 2001 --
Ketchum's left hand --
Moose dancing --
Pointe au Baril Station, Ontario, 2005 --
Lost nation --
Ketchum excepted.
Series Title: New York Times best sellers.
Responsibility: John Irving.

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