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True north : a novel

Author: Jim Harrison
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st Grove Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The scion of a family of wealthy timber barons, David Burkett has grown up with a father who is a malevolent force and a mother made vague and numb by alcohol and pills. He and his sister Cynthia, a firecracker who scandalizes the family at fourteen by taking up with the son of their Finnish-Native American gardener, are mostly left to make their own way. As David comes to adulthood-often guided and enlightened by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Harrison
ISBN: 0802142060 9780802142061
OCLC Number: 61447658
Awards: Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2005
Description: 388 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jim Harrison.

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An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family's desecration of the earth, and his own father's more personal violations, this new work by the author of "Legends of the Fall" is a  Read more...

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