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East of the mountains

Author: David Guterson
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Washington State, a widowed doctor suffering from cancer takes a hunting trip, the real purpose of which is to commit suicide, which he will masquerade as an accident. But Dr. Ben Givens' resolve is tested by several events which reaffirm the joy of living--he cheats death by fighting off wolves and helps a girl give birth.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson
ISBN: 0747539855 9780747539858 0747543682 9780747543688
OCLC Number: 123327113
Description: 279 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Guterson.

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From the author of THE COUNTRY AHEAD OF US and SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS, a tale about Dr Ben Givens, who, after becoming ill, leaves his home in Seattle, never intending to return. Ben embarks on a  Read more...

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