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Disappearances (Paperback)

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Disappearances Mosher, Howard Frank                     1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0618694064
ISBN-13: 9780618694068
Sku: 202180250
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  255
Age Range:  NA
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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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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)
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.
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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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.

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"This bounding, inchoate, exuberant book is everything a first novel should be." - Edward Hoagland

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0255
Product attributePublisher:   Mariner Books
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