1 edition of A savage country found in the catalog.
A savage country
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248) and index.
|LC Classifications||DU420.16 .M545 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||287 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||287|
|LC Control Number||2012427712|
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ROBERT OLMSTEAD is the author of eight books. The Coldest Night was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of , a Kirkus Reviews Top 25 Fiction Book of , and an Amazon Best Book of Coal Black Horse was the winner of the Heartland Prize for Fiction and the Ohioana Award and was a #1 Book Sense. Savage Country - Ebook written by William W. Johnstone, Fred Austin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Savage Country/5(2).
Savage Country is the best western I have read since Thomas Berger's Little Big Man. Olmstead has clearly done his research into Indian country of the late 19th century: weather, guns and ammo, wagons and oxen, swollen rivers and prairie fires, racial attitudes, Indian predations, religion, horsemanship, feeding and doctoring in remote places--all of which he uses as a rich context for the. Check out this great listen on In September , Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged and mysterious brother-in-law, Michael. With no money, no family, no job or security, she hopes to salvage something.
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SAVAGE COUNTRY is my first book by author Robert Olmstead, and it won't be my last. This is a story with characters as raw and as sparse as the rugged Kansas and Indian Territories of the old west.
Olmstead's prose also has a razor sharp edge that can be at times beautiful and at other times quite chilling and visceral/5. Savage Country by Robert Olmstead Savage Country show the problems, challenges, and reality for those entrepreneurs that attempt to gain advantage in the hide and fur trade.
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Savage Country book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William W. Johnstone's frontier novels bring to life the alliances, t /5.
At a time when our country’s past serves a daily story in the news, Robert Olmstead’s latest novel, Savage Country, takes readers back to the 19 th-century frontier as well as returning readers to a more traditional type of yarn spinning: equal parts adventure tale, Biblical narrative, and Greek.
It's not mentioned specifically in Robert Olmstead's Savage Country, but his references to settlers driven off the land by crop failures, drought, and other factors might be seen as one of the adverse influences of 's Homestead Act, probably the most significant factor in the expansion of the United States A savage country book the continent.
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Martin''s Publishing Group. A Savage Country is the final instalment in Paul Moon's trilogy of popular histories on the decades surrounding the signing of the Treaty, and follows his bestselling book on cannibalism in New Zealand, This Horrid Practice. New Zealand in the s had no government or bureaucratic presence; no newspapers were published; the literate population was probably no more than a couple of dozen.
Savage Country is an unforgettable, unflinching, yet distinctly moving story of human greed and desire." â BookPage "Like so many outstanding novels about the taming of the West, there is a tragic ambiguity at the heart of Olmstead's brutal but beautiful tale of the last buffalo hunt.
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This breathtaking adventure set in the American West of the s is at once a tale of complex friendships, a love story, and a panoramic retelling of a crucial moment in American history. When the young William Wyeth leaves St. Louis for a fur-trapping expedition, he nearly loses /5(19).
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Surprising and engaging, A Savage Country does not merely recount events but takes us inside a changing country, giving a real sense of history as it happened. 'Paul Moon has produced an engrossing account of a singular, violent and confused decade in New Zealand's history.' Hone Heke – a trilogy of books covering New Zealand history from.
Buy Savage Country by William W Johnstone online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $. Savage Country A Novel (Book): Olmstead, Robert: The year was and all about was the evidence of boom and bust, shattered dreams, foolish ambition, depredation, shame, greed, and cruelty Onto this broken Western stage rides Michael Coughlin, a Civil War veteran with an enigmatic past, come to town to settle his dead brother's debt.
Together with his widowed sister-in-law, Elizabeth. “a literary achievement” With the publication of Savage Country by Robert Olmstead, Algonquin Books adds to its reputation as a publisher of exceptional Western-themed historical novels. When her husband’s death leaves Elizabeth Coughlin more than a widow; it leaves her a woman facing bankruptcy at the hands of Mr.
Whitechurch, described by as a man who will “ eat his own.Savage Country is the story of a moment in our history in which mass destruction of an animal population was seen as a road to economic salvation.
But it’s also the intimate story of how that hunt changed Michael and Elizabeth forever. About the Author. Robert Olmstead is the author of eight previous books.