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Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America.

Doig, Ivan.

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ISBN 10: 0151971862 / ISBN 13: 9780151971862
Editore: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich., New York., 1980
Condizione: Fine Rilegato
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Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. 8vo. 246 pp. Codice inventario libreria 287791

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Titolo: Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of ...

Casa editrice: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich., New York.

Data di pubblicazione: 1980

Legatura: Hardcover.

Condizione libro:Fine

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

Edizione: 1st Edition.

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WINTER BROTHERS is a magnificent evocation of the Pacific Northwest. In it, Ivan Doig explores the unpublished diaries of James Gilchrist Swan, an early settler of the region, who came west from Boston in the 1850s.

Doig followed Swan's footsteps one wild winter along the coastline of Puget Sound and up the Straits of Juan de Fuca. He traveled with Swan's diary, and in the book compares it with his own journal of the outing.

What emerges from this interaction of two minds is a dialogue across time. It links our generation with the American frontier, and suggested the title to the author.

"Doig's account of the season he spent peering over the shoulder of a man 11 decades older than a double portrait of striking clarity, yet with wonderfully subtle hues." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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