Winter by Degrees

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E.P. Dutton, 1988 - Fiction - 213 pages
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When Iver Smyth, the town drunk, drowns at sea, his death is barely newsworthy, but one man in town knows it was murder and takes on the task of finding the killer and learning the horrifying motive

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User Review  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

My copy of WINTER BY DEGREES is a ratty, water-damaged mass market paperback I found. It's out of print, obviously, but it shouldn't be. This is the fifth John Smolens book I have read and I can't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matlene Kind - Goodreads

A person dies! By accident or there's a gritty plan? What's for sure is that two brothers will find out what really happened...and then what will happen to will only know by reading this totally unpredictable story!!!! Read full review

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John Smolens is author of "Cold, The Invisible World, Fire Point, " and "The Anarchist". He received his MFA from the University of Iowa in 1984 and is currently head of the MFA program at Northern Michigan University. His novel "The Schoolmaster's Daughter" will be published by Pegasus Books in paperback in September, 2012. You can visit his site at

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