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Synopsis: Louise Young is an astonishing new fiction virtuoso. In this unforgettable debut novel, Young's protagonist, Icarus, a young urban misfit, discovers a treasure map in a second-hand bookstore, He, his two brothers, and five of their friends set out into the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains in search of the Lost Lemon Mine, where they hope to find a hoard of hidden gold. As they try to locate the ever-elusive mine, they begin to see into another reality inhabited by a band of native spirits. The spirits set about defending their psychic space and cause havoc among the brutish interlopers. When they finally find the gold, madness ensues and the resulting conflict involves an extraordinary struggle between the indigenous people in the spirit world and the urban carpetbaggers stuck in their material dimension. Icarus is a story about greed and human degradation, haunted by the mythic and the supernatural. It is a high octane mix redolent of the Treasure of the Sierra Madre a la Sam Sh
About the Author: Louise Young has worked as a social worker, fire tower worker and model. At the University of Victoria, she completed two BFAs - one in creative writing and the other in painting. Her stories have appeared in The Malahat Review, The Louisville Review and Prism International, while her play, Hungry Ghosts, won the CBC Playwriting Competition in 1989. Icarus is her first novel. Young lives in Victoria, B.C.
Title: Icarus: A Novel
Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers, Inc.
Book Condition: New
Book Description Thomas Allen, 2002. Befriedigend/Good: Durchschnittlich erhaltenes Buch bzw. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. / Describes the average WORN book or dust jacket that has all the pages present. Seller Inventory # M00919028497-G
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Inc., 2002. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP87501160
Book Description Unknown Publisher. Hardcover. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0919028497I3N00
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Inc. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 0919028497 Canadian first edition, first printing. Published in 2002. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Seller Inventory # SKU1006972
Book Description Thomas Allen, 2002. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A very good to fine hardcover in a very good jacket. Worn area top corner, piece of jacket is missing. Otherwise fine. Seller Inventory # 2FIC1933
Book Description Thomas Allen & Son, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0919028497
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto, Ontario, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Not Price Clipped. Canadian First. Some edge wear to boards and dust jacket; otherwise a solid, clean copy with no marking or underlining; collectible condition. Seller Inventory # 013866
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Inc., 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 0919028497 Signed and inscribed by author. Seller Inventory # IM131405
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto, 2002. Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st Edition. Very light edge wear, interior is clean and bright. Jacket is lightly rubbed. 223 pages. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 008722
Book Description Thomas Allen Publishers, Inc., 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ. First Edition. 0919028497 Publisher: Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. FINE hardcover book in FINE dust-jacket. PRISTINE. As New. Unread. NOT marked. NOT price-clipped. NOT remainder marked. NOT faded. NOT a book club edition. NOT an ex-library copy. All of our books with dust-jackets are shipped in fresh, archival-safe mylar protective sleeves. Seller Inventory # SKU1016240