East of the Mountains

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A&C Black, May 1, 2012 - Fiction - 288 pages
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When Dr Ben Givens left his Seattle home he never intended to return. It was to be a journey past snow-covered mountains to a place of canyons, sagelands and orchards, where, on the verges of the Columbia River, Ben had entered the world and would now take his leave of it.
 

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

East of the Mountains by David Guterson; (5*) Like the author's Snow Falling on Cedars, I enjoyed this book tremendously. I have read many books in which I have become immersed and this is definitely ... Read full review

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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

OK, it has been a great summer and I have been busy, but for reasons that are as illusive as a certain mole in my yard I couldn't get excited about this book. Ben seemed rather flat, the dialogue forced, and the details sometimes didn't contribute to the flow of the story. Read full review

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Contents

ONE
1
TWO
20
THREE
42
FOUR
61
FIVE
109
SIX
125
SEVEN
145
EIGHT
163
NINE
202
TEN
231
ELEVEN
248
TWELVE
265
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
278
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David Guterson is the author of the novels Snow Falling on Cedars, East of the Mountains, Our Lady of the Forest and The Other; a collection of short stories, The Country Ahead Of Us, The Country Behind, and of the non-fiction book Family Matters: Why Home Schooling Makes Sense. Snow Falling on Cedars won the PEN/ Faulkner Award. David Guterson lives in Washington State.

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