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The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind

Guterson, David

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ISBN 10: 0060160977 / ISBN 13: 9780060160975
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1989
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A Near Fine copy in paper-covered boards and cloth spine, in a Fine dust jacket. Light tanning at the top edge of the text block, else tight and clean. Signed by the author at the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 010835

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Title: The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Like his novel, Snow Falling On Cedars, for which he received the PEN/Faulkner Award, Guterson's beautifully observed and emotionally piercing short stories are set largely in the Pacific Northwest. In these vast landscapes, hunting, fishing, and sports are the givens of men's lives. With prose that stings like the scent of gunpowder, this is a collection of power.

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Like his PEN/Faulkner Award-winning national bestseller, Snow Falling on Cedars, David Guterson's beautifully observed and emotionally piercing short stories are set largely in the Pacific Northwest. In those vast landscapes, hunting, fishing, and sports are the givens of men's lives. But although Guterson's characters go into the wilderness in search of mallards or silver trout, they discover other things instead: the decay of their youthful ardor; the motiveless cruelty of strangers; their own capacity for deception and grief.

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