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Last bus to wisdom

Author: Ivan Doig; David Aaron Baker; Recorded Books, LLC.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Audiobooks
Road fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Doig; David Aaron Baker; Recorded Books, LLC.
ISBN: 9781470372071 147037207X
OCLC Number: 922590532
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by David Aaron Baker.
Description: 13 audio discs (15 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Ivan Doig.
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Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate-bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical--is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German (as Donal discovers him to be), and Donal can't seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate decides to pack him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But to Donal's surprise, he's not traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him.

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