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With his third novel, Craig Lesley comes into his own as an important American writer. Combining the familial loyalties and betrayals of Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It with the dead-on perfect ear for western dialect and local ritual of Thomas McGuane's Northing but Blue Skies, he presents a story that is both fresh and powerful. Laced with the solace of the great outdoors and the spirituality of the Indians on the local reservation, The Sky Fisherman is set in a small town in the Northwest, where the interwoven currents of love, death, and a boy's coming of age flow swiftly below a surface life of hard work and confrontation with the forces of nature. The boy, Culver, his twice-married mother, and his charismatic uncle Jake are shadowed by the death of Culver's father in a fishing accident. When a suspicious fire destroys the town mill and three murders occur, Culver's world is engulfed by the dangers swirling around him. Craig Lesley's strength as a storyteller lies in his

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395677247
Author:
Lesley, Craig
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Boys -- Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Copyright:
Series Volume:
4313
Publication Date:
1995
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
viii, 304 p.

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