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Oregon detour.

Author: Nard Jones
Publisher: New York, Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Oregon Detour was first published in 1930, the first novel of a young Northwest journalist who became one of the region's best-known writers. Its new realist depiction of Weston, Oregon -- thinly disguised as "Creston" -- shocked some Weston residents and created a controversy that still lingers today. Nard Jones portrays the people of this small town in eastern Oregon wheat country with directness and compassion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Nard, 1904-1972.
Oregon detour.
New York, Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1930
(OCoLC)949841681
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nard Jones
OCLC Number: 4351177
Description: 283, [1] pages 20 cm

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"Oregon Detour was first published in 1930, the first novel of a young Northwest journalist who became one of the region's best-known writers. Its new realist depiction of Weston, Oregon -- thinly disguised as "Creston" -- shocked some Weston residents and created a controversy that still lingers today. Nard Jones portrays the people of this small town in eastern Oregon wheat country with directness and compassion -- their dreams, toil, passions, and tragedies." -- Oregon State University website

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