Guthrie Jr., A.B. The Big Sky

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The Big Sky

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The Big Sky is the first of A.B. Guthrie's epic adventure novels of America's vast frontier.  It is a story as great as the land that inspired it, sweeping westward from Kentucky, up the Missouri River into Indian Country.  Towering above the novel is Guthrie's unforgettable hero, Boone Caudill, a true mountain man driven by a raging hunger for life and a longing for the blue sky and brown earth of the big, wild places.  A legend before he turns 20, Boone becomes a powerful White Savage, an untamed life force that only one woman, the beautiful daughter of a Blackfoot chief, would dare to love.  It is this magnificent spirit that Guthrie celebrates with his vivid storytelling--the glory of the bigness, the wildness, the freedom and undying dream of the West.

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A. B. Guthrie, Jr. (1901–1991), was the author of numerous books, including six Big Sky novels, as well as the Academy Award–winning screenplay for the classic film Shane. He received the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Way West. Guthrie was honored for his contribution to literature and his portrayal of the American West.

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A. B. Guthrie, Jr. is one of America's most celebrated writers of western literature. He received the 1950 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for The Way West. Guthrie died in 1991.

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