9780156031080

Heart Earth

ISBN 10: 0156031086 / 0-15-603108-6
ISBN 13: 9780156031080
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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A prequel to the best-selling memoir This House of Sky movingly captures the atmosphere of the American West during the World War II years, as the author rediscovers memories of his long-dead mother after finding letters she wrote.


 

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Doig, Ivan
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Book Description: HARVEST BOOKS, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. With its powerful echoes of a family and its fate, Heart Earth is the fitting companion to Ivan Doig s classic memoir, This House of Sky. Against the backdrop of World War Two and the American land before and since, this remarkably told saga of the Doigs and their journey from a defense housing project in boomtime Arizona to the high country of their Montana origins builds with the drama only real life can hold. Here we see an adventurous mother miraculously back again in the evocative lines of her wartime letters after all else of her. . . has been only farthest childscapes, half-rememberings thinned by so many years since ; a resonant father who gives off the tense hum of a wire in the wind as he strives, in memorably go-getting fashion, to make his family secure against chronic odds; and a child, touchy and thorough, doctrinaire and dreamy, who early learns to infiltrate the drama-filled world of grown-ups by standing back and prowling with the ears. In that last winter of the war, she knew to use pointblank ink, begins this unusual blend of heartfelt memoir and narrative skills. As ever in the writing of Ivan Doig, the most innocent sentence has the trap of poetry. Heart Earth is the most imaginative - and moving - book yet from the writer, The Washington Post has said, whose work makes readers recall why they love to read, reminds writers why they ever wanted to write in the first place. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780156031080

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Book Description: HARVEST BOOKS, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.With its powerful echoes of a family and its fate, Heart Earth is the fitting companion to Ivan Doig s classic memoir, This House of Sky. Against the backdrop of World War Two and the American land before and since, this remarkably told saga of the Doigs and their journey from a defense housing project in boomtime Arizona to the high country of their Montana origins builds with the drama only real life can hold. Here we see an adventurous mother miraculously back again in the evocative lines of her wartime letters after all else of her. . . has been only farthest childscapes, half-rememberings thinned by so many years since ; a resonant father who gives off the tense hum of a wire in the wind as he strives, in memorably go-getting fashion, to make his family secure against chronic odds; and a child, touchy and thorough, doctrinaire and dreamy, who early learns to infiltrate the drama-filled world of grown-ups by standing back and prowling with the ears. In that last winter of the war, she knew to use pointblank ink, begins this unusual blend of heartfelt memoir and narrative skills. As ever in the writing of Ivan Doig, the most innocent sentence has the trap of poetry. Heart Earth is the most imaginative - and moving - book yet from the writer, The Washington Post has said, whose work makes readers recall why they love to read, reminds writers why they ever wanted to write in the first place. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780156031080

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. Ivan Doig grew up with only a vague memory of his mother, Berneta, who died on his sixth birthday. Then he discovered a cache of her letters--and through them, a spunky, passionate, can-do woman as at home in the saddle as behind a sewing machine, and as in love with language as Doig would prove to be. In this moving prequel to his acclaimed memoir This House of Sky, Doig brings to life his childhood before his mothers death and the familys journey from the Montana mountains to the Arizona desert and back again. He eloquently captures the texture of the American West during and after World War II, the fortune of a family, and one womans indomitable spirit. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780156031080

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 132mm x 15mm x 201mm. Paperback. Ivan Doig grew up with only a vague memory of his mother, Berneta, who died on his sixth birthday. Then he discovered a cache of her letters?and through them, a.Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. This item is printed on demand. 160 pages. 0.227. Bookseller Inventory # 9780156031080

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