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A sudden country : a novel

Author: Karen Fisher
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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His life turned upside down by the deaths of his children from smallpox and desertion of his Nez Percé wife, Hudson's Bay Company trader James MacLaren joins a group of settlers headed west to Oregon in 1847.
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Love stories, American
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisher, Karen, 1961-
Sudden country.
New York : Random House, 2005
(OCoLC)605294408
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Fisher
ISBN: 1400063221 9781400063222
OCLC Number: 56481920
Description: 366 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Karen Fisher.
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His life turned upside down by the deaths of his children from smallpox and desertion of his Nez Percé wife, Hudson's Bay Company trader James MacLaren joins a group of settlers headed west to Oregon in 1847.

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Named one of the four finalists of the celebrated 2006 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, this is the debut novel of Karen Fisher of Lopez Island. This sweeping novel is based on the journal of Emma Ruth Ross, the author’s ancestor. Emma Ruth’s mother, Lucy Mitchell, is reluctant to leave her home in Iowa,...
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