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Caribou Island A Novel (Hardcover)

Author:  David Vann
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0061875724
ISBN-13: 9780061875724
Sku: 216380215
Publish Date: 1/18/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
Pages:  293
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When their construction of their dream cabin on an isolated Alaskan island is interrupted by an early Arctic winter, Gary and Irene find their marriage unraveling as they become stranded in the cabin with their daughter, Rhoda, who watches helplessly has her parents drift further apart. A first novel. 35,000 first printing. *Author: Vann, David *Publication Date: 2011/01/18 *Number of Pages: 293 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.00
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Like many stories set near the Arctic Circle, David Vann's CARIBOU ISLAND makes broad use of a harsh landscape and climate to surface the most extreme aspects of its characters' souls. A married couple is drawn to Alaska's coastline, intent on building a cabin by hand in the manner of early frontiersmen. Gary's and Irene's choice of an isolated island requires hauling timber over difficult waters, and when intense winter strikes, the conditions put their naturalist fantasy to a grueling test--alongside their relationship.

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"[S]wift and beautifully written...." - Kevin Canty 01/23/2011

"The harsh beauty of Alaska is the star turn in Vann's disturbing novel." 02/24/2011

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