Publish date: October 1st 1984
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
Series: Two Medicine Trilogy (#1)
I found English Creek captures the essential both in physical descriptions of the land, the dialog between people and what is essentially important in life. Some compare him to [a:Wallace Stegner, but I think he is MUCH better. There is marvelous humor in Doig's writing.
Started my love and exploration of the west.
From forest fires to sheep counts, haying season to a whizbang Fourth of July celebration, Jick McCaskill moves through the summer of 1939 in Montana's Two Medicine country. For Jick it's "The Summer When..." He begins noticing a lot of things, including the fact that "time is the trickiest damn com...