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Author: Ernest Hebert
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press, ©2005.
Series: Hardscrabble books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Freddie Elman, consumed with grief over his wife's death during childbirth, struggles to be a good father to his son, Birch, while he battles to keep custody of his son from his wife's parents.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hebert, Ernest.
Spoonwood.
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607581925
Online version:
Hebert, Ernest.
Spoonwood.
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607820572
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Hebert
ISBN: 9781584654902 1584654902
OCLC Number: 59755997
Awards: Winner of Independent Publisher Book Awards (U.S. N.East Fiction) 2006
Description: 307 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Storm --
Up From Down --
Frederick Elman --
House of Correction --
Baby in a Dumpster --
Forgot Farm --
Experiments in Living --
Visions in Fire --
The Old Rule --
Apple Wood --
Grace Pond --
New York --
Bloom --
Spoonwood Documentation --
In the Yellow Submarine --
Cataclysm Class --
My Mysterious Brother --
The Wolf Pine --
Stranger in the Birch Mill --
Missy --
Poachers on the Trust --
House in the Trees --
The Forbidden --
Figures in the Whiteout --
The Calm --
In the Wigwam --
Paying Debts --
Christmas at the Elmans' --
A Surprise for Latour --
The Trust --
Time.
Series Title: Hardscrabble books.
Responsibility: Ernest Hebert.
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Grounded in complex, fully realized characters, this book offers the author's most optimistic vision yet of acceptance and accommodation across class lines. He masterfully conveys the natural and  Read more...

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"[A] vigorous saga... One is reminded of William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County or Robertson Davies' Deptford." - New York Times Book Review "[A] masterful series." - Entertainment Weekly"

 
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