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The Dogs of Winter: A Novel

Nunn, Kem

Verlag: Scribner
ISBN 10: 068482647X / ISBN 13: 9780684826479
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Titel: The Dogs of Winter: A Novel

Verlag: Scribner

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st Edition


068482647X Fine in Fine dust jacket. First edition.* Quality, Value, Experience. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NT923SD0031

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Inhaltsangabe: A mystic surfing haunt known for its deadly waves and Native American land becomes the site of tragedy when a young Indian boy drowns there, inciting violence on a nearby reservation and drawing a destitute photographer into the obsessive world of surfing. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

Rezension: Kem Nunn's earlier surfing novel Tapping the Source was nominated for an American Book Award. In The Dogs of Winter, he draws again on the eternal legends and tall tales of surfers. Jack Fletcher is a pill-popping photographer on the skids who lucks into the assignment of photographing the aging surfing legend Drew Harmon and two young pros at the Heart Attacks in Northern California--an appropriately difficult-to-reach and shark-infested "mysto spot" reputed to have 30-foot waves. Not all dangers lurk in the ocean, however. The local Indians are unfriendly to outsiders and to each other; Harmon's young wife is obsessed with Indian witchcraft and a murdered local girl; and Harmon cloaks his own demons in laconic surfer-deity mystique. The hapless Fletcher and a local tribal council worker named Travis McCade desperately try to avert the curl of disaster that builds and breaks in this heavily atmospheric novel.

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