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The Whistling Season - Ivan Doig
The Whistling Season
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4.09 55
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780151012374 (0151012377)
Publisher: Harcourt
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
Series: Morrie Morgan (#1)
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The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
This was my first Ivan Doig, and it was an unexpected delight. Doig's deliciously droll delivery and richly drawn characters make him the kind of storyteller we all wish for and rarely find. There's something so comforting and lyrical about the subtle repetition of themes and that perfect narrativ...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
This book slightly reminded me of Sarah, Plain and Tall, but much drier. Still worth the read though. I don't know if I would follow up with more from this author though.
willemite rated it
This is my first venture into Doig’s fiction. He is known as the definitive novelist of Montana, in the same way that Pat Conroy is the writer most associated with South Carolina. In anticipation of visiting Montana later this year (2010), it seemed appropriate to see what Doig had to say about the ...
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5.0 The Whistling Season
This book is one of my all time favorites. It is "poetry of the vernacular". If this story doesn't capture your heart you must be a snobbish city dweller who has no appreciation of America's rural past. The setting is rural Montana in 1909, a one-room grade school, and a family of three young boy...
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Now I have finsihed the book - so this first paragraph is written after the following paragraph. The plot has a tremendous surprise at the end. All along you know what is going to happen at the end. You do and you don't, because there is a fun twist. And it all holds together. I thought I knew the c...
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