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The sky fisherman

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Pub. Date:
1995.
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With his third novel, Craig Lesley comes into his own as an important American writer. Combining the familial loyalties and betrayals of Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It with the dead-on perfect ear for western dialect and local ritual of Thomas McGuane's Northing but Blue Skies, he presents a story that is both fresh and powerful. Laced with the solace of the great outdoors and the spirituality of the Indians on the local reservation, The Sky Fisherman is set in a small town in the Northwest, where the interwoven currents of love, death, and a boy's coming of age flow swiftly below a surface life of hard work and confrontation with the forces of nature. The boy, Culver, his twice-married mother, and his charismatic uncle Jake are shadowed by the death of Culver's father in a fishing accident. When a suspicious fire destroys the town mill and three murders occur, Culver's world is engulfed by the dangers swirling around him. Craig Lesley's strength as a storyteller lies in his
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9780395677247
9780547345703
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Grouped Work ID 594b5f25-54ad-5592-70fc-b137a31de4a4
Grouping Title sky fisherman
Grouping Author lesley craig
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-18 04:29:17AM

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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Boys -- Fiction, Boys -- Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction, Electronic books, Families -- Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction, Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction
title_display The sky fisherman
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