Sundog

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Bantam Books, 1985 - Fiction - 241 pages
19 Reviews
In the wilds of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Robert Corvus Strang is crawling through the woods. A beautiful Costa Rican woman is dancing in a string bikini, and a dissipated writer is trying to stay on his feet....All three have retreated to this isolated land -- where Strang, builder of dams and bridges, preacher of gospels, lover of women, explorer of limits, launches into the story of his monumental life. In a novel that stretches from Michigan to Africa and the Amazon, Strang leads his listeners across rivers of time, through the nature of innocence, politics and desire, to a final and stunning defiance of life's frailty.

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Review: Sundog (Contemporary Classics)

User Review  - Dex Quire - Goodreads

Jim Harrison has the writing power to evoke nostalgia - for what was - and for the future - what could be. He is also an expert chronicler of modern mayhem and confusion - confusion of the sexes, of ... Read full review

Review: Sundog (Contemporary Classics)

User Review  - Titus Burley - Goodreads

There is a fiction convincing enough in authenticity that it reads more like memoir than fiction. SUNDOG by Jim Harrison is exactly such a book. However in SUNDOG, you get a bonus; through a literary ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1985)

Jim Harrison was born December 11, 1937 in Grayling, Mich. to Winfield and Norma Harrison. After receiving his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1960 and his M.A. from the same school in 1964, Harrison briefly taught English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Legends of the Fall, written in 1979, was Harrison's first major work of fiction. Published as a set of three novellas, entitled Revenge, The Man Who Gave Up His Last Name, and Legends of the Fall, the trilogy explores the theme of revenge and the effect it has on all of those involved. In 1994, Harrison wrote the screenplay based on the novella Legends of the Fall for a feature film starring Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt. The epic western saga, told amidst the backdrop of World War I, details the lives of three brothers who are in love with the same woman. Another of Harrison's novels, Dalva, was adapted as a made-for-television movie featuring Rod Steiger and Farrah Fawcett in the lead roles. Besides writing numerous novels and screenplays, Harrison has contributed poems to numerous anthologies, and has also written stories, articles, reviews, and poems for various publications.

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