The Alaskan Laundry

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2016 - FICTION - 384 pages
3 Reviews
A fresh debut novel about a lost, fierce young woman who finds her way to Alaska and finds herself through the hard work of fishing, as far as the icy Bering Sea

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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

This debut novel has been getting all sorts of accolades, even a recommendation by Oprah. I became interested because of the setting in an Alaskan fishing village and because I enjoy stories of strong ... Read full review

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User Review  - SheTreadsSoftly - LibraryThing

The Alaskan Laundry by Brendan Jones is a very highly recommended novel about a woman who escapes to Alaska and works hard to find peace and her place in the world. This is a not-to-be-missed debut ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Brendan Jones lives on a tugboat in Alaska and works in commercial fishing. A Stegner Fellow, he received his B.A. and M.A. from Oxford University, where he boxed for the Blues team. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Ploughshares, Popular Woodworking, The Huffington Post, and on NPR.

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