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The "most ambitious work to date" ("The Seattle Times") by the author of "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" and "English Creek", "Bucking the Sun" tells ...Show synopsisThe "most ambitious work to date" ("The Seattle Times") by the author of "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" and "English Creek", "Bucking the Sun" tells the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal's most audacious projects--the damming of the Missouri River.Hide synopsis
Description:Near Fine. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Edition with...Near Fine. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Edition with number sequence. Near Fine copy with bumping to lower spine and nick to both bottom boards. Near Fine DJ with light shelfwear.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Hard Cover--VG...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Hard Cover--VG/VG--SIGNED by author--Book and dust jacket show only lightest wear--412 pages--First Edition w/full # string and original price of 23.00 present.
Description:Near Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author A Near Fine copy in...Near Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author A Near Fine copy in paper-covered boards and cloth spine, in a Fine dust jacket. Quite light tanning at the top edge of the text block. Nicely inscribed and signed by the author on his birthday in the year of publication.
Description:Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book Book has been bumped to...Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book Book has been bumped to bottom corner of front and the back board. Dust jacket has a little warehouse dirt at the bottom of the back panel. Dust jacket protected by removable Brodart cover.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall;...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Very Good Jacket, not price-clipped, in mylar jacket cover. Binding of very clean white linen quarter cloth with gilt outlined panel, gilt titled within, over tan paper-wrapped boards; there is a slight indentation mark an inch+ long on front, otherwise in fine condition. Tight, solid, square. Interior is Fine. Jacket has brownish line mark on upper edge, rear upper edge wrinkled. Has a very nice appearance with minor defects. To "buck the sun" means to push against the glare of the sunrise or sunset. the 'pushful' family of this story is the Duffs, driven from the Montana bottomland to work on the New Deal's amazing project--to stop the mighty Missouri with earth. Their story unfolds around the epic that was Fort Peck and its many thousands involved in this fantastic project--con men, G-men, politicos and prostitutes, workers who labored above, below, and beside the river. 412 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. Publisher: New York. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
Description:F/F. 0684811715. Author inscribed title page "For...Ivan Doig"....F/F. 0684811715. Author inscribed title page "For...Ivan Doig". A fine copy in a fine dj, with complete number line.; MCF01990; Large 8vo 9"-10"; 409 pp; Signed by Author.
Even though an ex-library copy it was very clean without a flaw. The book was just too long and it got tiresome reading about the building of the Fort Peck Dam...did not compare with the trilogy Doig wrote. I would still recommend it because the author is such a fine writer.
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