The corner of rife and Pacific

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William Morrow, Incorporated, 1988 - Fiction - 226 pages
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Savage returns to Montana, the state in which he spent his childhood, after 12 earlier novels to tell of the sadnesses and joys that befall two marriages in successive generations, and of the remarkable women who stand by their husbands' sides.

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Savage's wonderfully written and beautifully detailed novel deals with the Metlen family of Grayling, Montana, in the early part of this century. John, Lizzie, and their son Zack make their living as ... Read full review


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Thomas Savage was born in 1915 in Salt Lake City. His literary career spans five decades & thirteen novels, most notably "The Power of the Dog" (L,B, 1967) & "I Heard My Sister Speak My Name" (L,B, 1977). His most recent novel, "The Corner of Rife & Pacific" (Morrow, 1988), was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award, won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award, & was one of "Publisher's Weekly's" fifteen best novels of 1988. He was also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1980.

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