Coming into the country
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Published:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977.
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
438 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Lexile measure:
1060L
Status:
Southside
979.8 McP
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Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.

Readers of McPhee's earlier books will not be unprepared for his surprising shifts of scene and ordering of events, brilliantly combined into an organic whole. In the course of this volume we are made acquainted with the lore and techniques of placer mining, the habits and legends of the barren-ground grizzly, the outlook of a young Athapaskan chief, and tales of the fortitude of settlers--ordinary people compelled by extraordinary dreams. Coming into the Country unites a vast region of America with one of America's notable literary craftsmen, singularly qualified to do justice to the scale and grandeur of the design.

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Language:
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ISBN:
0374522871
Lexile measure:
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APA Citation (style guide)

McPhee, J. (1977). Coming into the country. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McPhee, John, 1931-. 1977. Coming Into the Country. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McPhee, John, 1931-, Coming Into the Country. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977.

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McPhee, John. Coming Into the Country. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. Print.

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