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The river swimmer : novellas

Author: Jim Harrison
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Harrison
ISBN: 9780802120731 0802120733
OCLC Number: 795759613
Description: 198 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The land of unlikeness --
The river swimmer.
Other Titles: Land of unlikeness.
Responsibility: Jim Harrison.
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Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape.

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Praise for "The River Swimmer" "In his fiction, especially, [Harrison has] hit a deep groove. His meditations on mortality are blended with an antic wit. . . . Mr. Harrison's new book, "The River Read more...

 
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