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To the bright edge of the world : a novel

Author: Eowyn Ivey
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads an exploratory expedition up the Wolverine River and into the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach her if he doesn't return. As they map the territory and gather information on native tribes, whose understanding of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eowyn Ivey
ISBN: 9780316242851 0316242853 9781472208613 1472208617
OCLC Number: 953698999
Description: 417 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Eowyn Ivey.

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From the internationally bestselling author of THE SNOW CHILD comes an extraordinary story of discovery, adventure, and a husband and wife tested by the different paths their society expects them to  Read more...
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The precision of such descriptions of the natural world ground the novel in a gritty verisimilitude that then allows Ivey to build a fanciful, daring imaginative edifice: the meticulous realism of Read more...

 
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