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West of here : a novel

Author: Jonathan Evison
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the dawn of recorded history, the Klallam Indians have thrived upon the bounty of the Elwha River. In 1889, on the eve of Washington's statehood, the Olympic Peninsula remains America's last frontier. But not for long. As northwestern expansion reaches its feverish crescendo, the clock is ticking ... West of Here contains a colorful cast of characters and chronicles the life of one small town, turning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Evison
ISBN: 1565129520 9781565129528
OCLC Number: 505423879
Description: 486 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Evison.

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Since the dawn of recorded history, the Klallam Indians have thrived upon the bounty of the Elwha River. In 1889, on the eve of Washington's statehood, the Olympic Peninsula remains America's last frontier. But not for long. As northwestern expansion reaches its feverish crescendo, the clock is ticking ... West of Here contains a colorful cast of characters and chronicles the life of one small town, turning America's history into myth, and myth into a nation's shared experience.

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