Daisy Lou Malone leaves the Midwest to seek a singing career in New York, while brother Carlton becomes a gambler and brother Jerry homesteads in Montana, leading to a sibling confrontation at a Montana heavyweight bout. $20,000 ad/promo. Tour.
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A fresh and original novel by award-winning author Deirdre McNamer about three siblings who venture out of their staid turn-of-the-century Midwestern childhood into the reckless, go-for-broke twenties.About the Author:
A native of Montana, Deirdre McNamer grew up in Conrad and Cut Bank. In addition to One Sweet Quarrel (a New York Times Notable Book of 1994), she is the author of the acclaimed novels Rima in the Weeds (winner of the 1992 Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award), My Russian (a New York Times Notable Book of 1999), and Red Rover (winner of the 2007 Montana Book Award from the Montana Library Association, and named a Best Book of 2007 by Artforum, the Washington Post, the LA Times, Bloomberg News, and the Rocky Mountain News). She teaches creative writing at the University of Montana.
Nancy Pearl is a librarian and lifelong reader. She regularly comments on books on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Her books include 2003’s Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason, 2005’s More Book Lust: 1,000 New Reading Recommendations for Every Mood, Moment and Reason; Book Crush: For Kids and Teens: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest, published in 2007, and 2010’s Book Lust To Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers. Among her many awards and honors are the 2011 Librarian of the Year Award from Library Journal; the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association; the 2010 Margaret E. Monroe Award from the Reference and Users Services Association of the American Library Association; and the 2004 Women's National Book Association Award, given to "a living American woman who…has done meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation."
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Daisy Lou Malone strikes out for a singing career in New York City. Carlton Malone becomes a hard-drinking hustler and gambler on his home turf, while Jerry Malone, lured by the promise of free land, joins other unlikely homesteaders in Northern Montana in the go-for-broke 1920s. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060168684
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060168684
Book Description Harpercollins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060168684