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People of the whale : a novel

Author: Linda Hogan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But an ill-fated decision to fight in Vietnam changes his life forever: cut off from his Native American community, he fathers a child with another woman. When he returns home a hero, he finds his tribe in conflict over the decision to hunt a whale, both a symbol of spirituality and rebirth and a means of survival. In the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Hogan
ISBN: 9780393064575 0393064573
OCLC Number: 181139344
Description: 303 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Linda Hogan.
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From a writer with unparalleled gifts for truth and magic (Barbara Kingsolver) comes a powerful story of a Vietnam veteran torn between his war experience and his Native American community.  Read more...

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