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Bear down, bear north : Alaska stories

Author: Melinda Moustakis
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of short stories in which the author examines the near-mythological accounts of the Alaskan wilderness that are her inheritance and probes the question of what it means to live up to larger-than-life expectations for toughness and survival.
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Western fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Moustakis
ISBN: 9780820338934 0820338931 9780820344904 0820344907
OCLC Number: 707842563
Description: x, 158 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Trigger --
The mannequin in Soldotna --
The weight of you --
Us kids --
This one isn't going to be afraid --
Point MacKenzie --
Miners and trappers --
Bite --
Some other animal --
Mr. Fur Face needs a girlfriend --
They find the drowned --
What you can endure --
The last great Alaskan lumberjack show.
Series Title: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Responsibility: by Melinda Moustakis.

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In her debut collection, Moustakis brings to life a rough-and-tumble family of Alaskan homesteaders through a series of linked stories, examines the near-mythological accounts of the Alaskan  Read more...

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In this sharply-crafted debut collection, Moustakis invites readers into a world filled with gruff characters, breathtaking wilderness, and a fierceness of spirit as crisp as the Alaskan winter . . . Read more...

 
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