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Book Information: Summer He Didn't Die, the

Summer He Didn't Die, the (1979) [Collection]
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In The Summer He Didn't Die, Brown Dog, a hapless Michigan Indian is trying to parent his two stepchildren and take care of his family's health on meager resources: it helps a bit that his charms are irresistible to the new dentist in town.

Republican Wives is a wicked satire on the sexual neuroses of the right, the emptiness of a life lived for the status quo, and the irrational power of love that, when thwarted, can turn so easily into an urge to murder.

Tracking is a meditation on Harrison's fascination with place, telling his own familiar mythology through the places his life has seen and the intellectual loves he has known in a vivid stream of consciousness that transfigures how we look at our own surroundings.

Original title: The Summer He Didn't Die
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

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Edition #1: Summer He Didn't Die, the

Summer He Didn't Die, the (1979)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Jim Harrison cannot write too often...vivid, deft, and poetic storytelling...and a complex compound of earthiness and erudition. With wit as sharp and prose as lush as any Harrison has yet written, The Summer He Didn't Die is a resonant, warm, and joyful ode to our journey on this earth." The Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Summer He Didn't Die, the (July 2006)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802142559
Dimensions: 8.28 x 7.26 x .75 in
Pages: 277

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