Adventures in the Alaskan skin trade

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Simon and Schuster, 1985 - Business & Economics - 396 pages
4 Reviews
A Western tall tale and a psychological thriller of stunning insight and depth, this is Hawkes' most ambitious work ever.

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User Review  - Lynn Freeborn - Goodreads

wow. certainly nothing like Blood Oranges. I would have given it three stars if not for Martha Washington. what on earth was her point?! well, I know what her point was, but you know what I have to ... Read full review

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Amusing but overlong. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
12
Section 3
15
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About the author (1985)

Author John Hawkes was born in Stamford, Connecticut on August 17, 1925. During World War II, he joined the American Field Service and was an ambulance driver in Italy and Germany from the summer of 1944 to the summer of 1945. He taught at Brown University for thirty years. He wrote eighteen novels, four plays, and a volume of poetry during his lifetime. His first novel, The Cannibal, was published in 1949. His other works include The Lime Twig, The Beetle Leg, and Virginie: Her Two Lives. His novel Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade won France's Prix Medicis Étranger in 1986. He died on May 15, 1998.

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