English Creek


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In this prize-winning portrait of a time and place--Montana in the 1930s--that at once inspires and fulfills a longing for an explicable past, Ivan Doig has created one of the most captivating families in American fiction, the McCaskills. The witty and haunting narration, a masterpiece of vernacular in the tradition of Twain, follows the events of the Two Medicine country's summer: the tide of sheep moving into the high country, the capering Fourth of July rodeo and community dance, and an end-of-August forest fire high in ...

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jim l

Jun 16, 2011

love scots immigrants

This story of Scots immigrants to Montana covers many of the issues confronting settlers and the state at that time. it is set on the Rocky Mountain Front and contains beautiful descriptions of the landscape.

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