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Brown Dog

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780802122865
Author(s): Jim Harrison
Format: Paperback
Year: 2014
Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Dimensions: 147 x 38 x 224 (w x l x h)
Pages: 525

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What Harrison does on every page of 'Brown Dog' is have fun . . . not simply for the sake of delight but because he believes delight is as close to sublimity as humans can get. . . . The great project of life, he reminds us, is to sit still long enough to appreciate it. Anthony Doerr, 'The New York Times Book Review' Brown Dog is . . . an everyman on the most fundamental level . . . vividly, evocatively, alive. . . . These novellas read like a nuanced conversation between author and character. . . . Masterful. David Ulin, 'Los Angeles Times' 'New York Times' best-selling author Jim Harrison is one of America s most beloved writers. Of all his creations, Brown Dog has earned cult status with readers in the more than two decades since his first appearance, scrambling to stay out of jail after his salvage-diving operation uncovers the frozen body of an Indian man in the waters of Lake Superior. A 'Publishers Weekly' Best Book of the Year, now in paperback, this book gathers together all the Brown Dog novellas, including one that has never been published. Brown Dog is a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian, a former pulp cutter who looks on work as something to do when he needs money, far inferior to the pleasures of fishing. Of course, the flip side of this is that he s never far from catastrophe. Overindulging in food, drink, and women while just scraping by, B.D. meets a nubile archaeologist who presses him for the location of a Please click here to ask a question
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