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Last night in Twisted River : a novel / John Irving.

Irving, John 1942- (Author).
Book Book (c2009.)
Description: xii, 554, [3] p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2009.
19 of 21 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
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  • ISBN: 1400063841 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9781400063840 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [556])
Contents: Coos County, New Hampshire, 1954 -- Under the logs -- Do-si-do -- A world of accidents -- The eight-inch cast iron skillet -- Boston, 1967 -- Nom de plume -- In media res -- Windham County, Vermont, 1983 -- Benevento and Avellino -- Dead dogs, remembering Mao's -- The fragile, unpredictable, nature of things -- Lady sky -- Honey -- Toronto, 2000 -- The blue mustang -- Kisses of wolves -- Coos County, New Hampshire, 2001 -- Ketchum's left hand -- Moose dancing -- Pointe au Baril Station, Ontario, 2005 -- Lost nation -- Ketchum excepted.
Summary: In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable's girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become fugitives, forced to run from Coos County-to Boston, to southern Vermont, to Toronto-pursued by the implacable constable. Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger, once a river driver, who befriends them. A tale that spans five decades.
Citation: Irving, John. "Last night in Twisted River : a novel." New York : Random House, 2009.
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