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  - nancynova - LibraryThing

After an inoperable cancer diagnosis, widowed Ben decides to hear out for bird hunting, and "accidentally" shoot himself. Only he winds up totaling his car on the way, getting picked up by Hippies in ... Read full review

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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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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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