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LIME CREEK (Signed First Edition)

Joe Henry

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ISBN 10: 1400069416 / ISBN 13: 9781400069415
Published by Random House, 2011
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New York: Random House [2011]. First edition. First printing. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. New, in dust jacket. A pristine unread copy. Very fine/very fine in all repsects. Smoke-free shop. Shipped in sturdy box with bubble wrap. Opened only for author to sign.[c1] 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 06-2011-23

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Title: LIME CREEK (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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In this wonderful work of fiction, Joe Henry explores the complex relationship between a father and his sons, whose deep connections to one another, to the land, and to the creatures that inhabit it give meaning to their lives.

Spencer Davis, his wife, Elizabeth, and their sons, Luke, Whitney, and Lonny, work with horses and with their hands. They spend long relentless days cutting summer hay and feeding it to their cattle through fierce Wyoming winters. The family bears witness to the cycle of life, bringing foals into the world and deciding when to let a favored mare pass on to the next. As Luke grows older, falls in love, and begins to assert his independence, Spencer strives to impart the wisdom of this way of life to his headstrong son, whatever the cost.

Moving, powerful, and beautifully rendered, Lime Creek brings readers into the lives of this unforgettable family and into a world that, though often harsh, is lit by flashes of spectacular grace.

About the Author:

Joe Henry received his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, but he attributes much of his learning to his many years as a laborer, rancher and professional athlete. A renowned lyricist, he has had his words performed on more than a hundred recordings by artists ranging from Frank Sinatra and John Denver to Garth Brooks and Rascal Flatts. In addition to his many music awards, Henry also received a National Conservation Achievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation “for the celebration of the natural world in his work” and the Colorado Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. This is his first work of fiction.

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