Disappearances (Paperback)

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Winner of the New England Book Award. In this coming-of-age story, Wild Bill Bonhomme, and his larger-than-life father, Quebec Bill, encounter a cast of wild characters--and live out magical escapades as they carve their way into legend with their whiskey-smuggling exploits along the Vermont-Canada border in 1932.

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Publisher Lightning Source Inc
Mfg Part# 9780618694068
SKU 202180250
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0618694064
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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"This bounding, inchoate, exuberant book is everything a first novel should be."
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Annotation Wild Bill Bonhomme is 14 years old, the son of Quebec Bill, a cattle farmer and whiskey-runner. In the winter of 1932, they go into the Canadian wilderness on a smuggling trip.
Editors Note Needing money to buy feed for his cows through the winter of 1932-33, Quebec Bill Bonhomme, last of his clan of hardy Vermonters, returns to whiskey smuggling and introduces his fourteen-year-old son to the traditional family trade. Reprint. (A new film, written & directed by Jay Craven, releasing Winter 2006, starring Kris Kirstofferson, Charlie McDermott, and others) (General Fiction)
Editors Note 2 Winner of the New England Book Award, Howard Frank Mosher’s endearing first novel is both a heroic adventure and a thrilling coming-of-age story. It is the memorable tale of a young man named Wild Bill Bonhomme, his larger-than-life father, Quebec Bill, and their whiskey-smuggling exploits along the Vermont-Canada border in 1932. On an epic journey through the wilderness, Bill and his father encounter a cast of wild characters—and live out magical escapades as they carve their way into legend.
Editors Note 3 Needing money to buy feed for his cows through the winter of 1932-33, Quebec Bill Bonhomme, last of his clan of hardy Vermonters, returns to whiskey smuggling and introduces his fourteen-year-old son to the traditional family trade. Reprint. (A new film, written & directed by Jay Craven, releasing Winter 2006, starring Kris Kirstofferson, Charlie McDermott, and others) (General Fiction)
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Number of Pages 0255
Publisher Mariner Books

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