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The river swimmer : novellas, Jim Harrison

Label
The river swimmer : novellas
Title
The river swimmer
Title remainder
novellas
Statement of responsibility
Jim Harrison
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contemporary fiction. A "New York Times" best-seller, enthusiastically received by critics and embraced by readers, "The River Swimmer" is Jim Harrison at his most memorable: two men, one young and one older, confronting inconvenient loves and the encroachment of urbanity on nature, written with freshness, abundant wit, and profound humanity. In "The Land of Unlikeness," Clive--a failed artist, divorced and grappling with the vagaries of his declining years--reluctantly returns to his family's Michigan farmhouse to visit his aging mother. The return to familiar territory triggers a jolt of renewal--of ardor for his high school sweetheart, of his relationship with his estranged daughter, and of his own lost love of painting. In "The River Swimmer," Harrison ventures into the magical as an Upper Peninsula farm boy is irresistibly drawn to swimming as an escape, and sees otherworldly creatures in the water. Faced with the injustice and pressure of coming of age, he takes to the river and follows its siren song all the way across Lake Michigan
Cataloging source
AU@
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1937-2016
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Harrison, Jim
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A67
LC item number
R58 2014
Literary form
fiction
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1937-2016
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Harrison, Jim
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  • Older men
  • Boys
  • Life change events
  • Art historians
  • Farm life
  • Michigan
  • Michigan, Lake
  • Art historians
  • Boys
  • Farm life
  • Life change events
  • Older men
  • Lake Michigan
  • Michigan
Label
The river swimmer : novellas, Jim Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Publication date taken from publisher's website
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The land of unlikeness
  • The river swimmer
Control code
ocn873089231
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780802122209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)873089231
Label
The river swimmer : novellas, Jim Harrison
Publication
Copyright
Note
Publication date taken from publisher's website
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The land of unlikeness
  • The river swimmer
Control code
ocn873089231
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780802122209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)873089231

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