The Mountain and the Fathers : Growing Up on the Big Dry (Hardcover)

Author: Wilkins, Joe

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The Mountain and The Fathers explores the life of boys and men in the unforgiving, harsh world north of the Bull Mountains of eastern Montana in a drought afflicted area called the Big Dry, a land that chews up old and young alike. Joe Wilkins was born into this world, raised by a young mother and elderly grandfather following the untimely death of his father. That early loss stretches out across the Big Dry, and Wilkins uses his own story and those of the young boys and men growing up around him to examine the violence, confusion, and rural poverty found in this distinctly American landscape. Ultimately, these lives put forth a new examination of myth and manhood in the American west and cast a journalistic eye on how young men seek to transcend their surroundings in the search for a better life. Rather than dwell on grief or ruin, Wilkins? memoir posits that it is our stories that sustain us, andThe Mountain and The Fathers, much like the work of Norman MacClean or Jim Harrison, heralds the arrival of an instant literary classic.

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Publisher Counterpoint
Mfg Part# 9781582437941
SKU 223454084
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1582437947
Release Date 3/6/2012
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Counterpoint LLC
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