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Dancing at the Rascal Fair

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The central volume in Ivan Doig's acclaimed Montana trilogy, andlt;Iandgt;Dancing at the Rascal Fairandlt;/Iandgt; is an authentic saga of the American experience at the turn of this century and a passionate, portrayal of the immigrants who dared to try new lives in the imposing Rocky Mountains. andlt;BRandgt; Ivan Doig's supple tale of landseekers unfolds into a fateful contest of the heart between Anna Ramsay and Angus McCaskill, walled apart by their obligations as they and their stormy kith and kin vie to tame the brutal, beautiful Two Medicine country.

About the Author

Ivan Doig grew up in northern Montana along the Rocky Mountain Front, where Dancing at the Rascal Fair takes place. He has worked as a ranch hand, newspaperman, and magazine editor and writer. His 1978 book, This House of Sky, was nominated for the National Book Award in contemporary thought. Dancing at the Rascal Fair is the second novel of a trilogy about his fictional McCaskill family and their Two Medicine country. English Creek (1984) was the first. Mr. Doig lives in Seattle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684831053
Author:
Doig, Ivan
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Montana
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Scots
Subject:
Scottish americans
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
central volume; turn of the century; immigrants; Scotch Heaven; Scottish; Scotland; Helena; homesteaders; landseekers; Montana; Montana trilogy; western literature; Mountains and Plains Booksellers; Spirit of the West; horses; ranching; National Book Awar
Subject:
central volume; turn of the century; immigrants; Scotch Heaven; Scottish; Scotland; Helena; homesteaders; landseekers; Montana; Montana trilogy; western literature; Mountains and Plains Booksellers; Spirit of the West; horses; ranching; National Book Awar
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
104-231
Publication Date:
May 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
map--getting film?
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 11.83 oz

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