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Deep River

Deep River

Publisher : Atlantic Books
SKU: 9781786498854
R 275,00
A stunningly expansive family saga of anguish, reinvention and courage from the bestselling author of Matterhorn.
'An unforgettable novel.' - Washington Post At the turn of the twentieth century, as the oppression of Russia's imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings - Ilmari, Matti and the politicized young Aino - are forced to flee. They settle among a community of Finns in Deep River - a town on the western edges of the United States. The brothers face the excitement and danger of pioneering this frontier wilderness. But while they are climbing and felling trees one-hundred metres high, Aino is organizing the country's fledgling labour movements. As the Koskis strive to rebuild lives and families in an America in flux, they also try to hold fast to the traditions of a home they can never return to. And so the seasons change, the decades pass and the denizens of Deep River slip in and out of love; they become engineers and fishermen, midwives and widows, soldiers and fugitives. In this profoundly moving epic Karl Marlantes masterfully depicts the tyranny of nascent America, the limits of human survival and the enduring might of family love. 'A finely-hewn portrait' An Amazon Best Book of July 2019
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781786498854
Publisher Atlantic Books
Contributor By (author) Karl Marlantes
Publication Date 2020-07-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 736
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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'An unforgettable novel.' - Washington Post At the turn of the twentieth century, as the oppression of Russia's imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings - Ilmari, Matti and the politicized young Aino - are forced to flee. They settle among a community of Finns in Deep River - a town on the western edges of the United States. The brothers face the excitement and danger of pioneering this frontier wilderness. But while they are climbing and felling trees one-hundred metres high, Aino is organizing the country's fledgling labour movements. As the Koskis strive to rebuild lives and families in an America in flux, they also try to hold fast to the traditions of a home they can never return to. And so the seasons change, the decades pass and the denizens of Deep River slip in and out of love; they become engineers and fishermen, midwives and widows, soldiers and fugitives. In this profoundly moving epic Karl Marlantes masterfully depicts the tyranny of nascent America, the limits of human survival and the enduring might of family love. 'A finely-hewn portrait' An Amazon Best Book of July 2019
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781786498854
Publisher Atlantic Books
Contributor By (author) Karl Marlantes
Publication Date 2020-07-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 736
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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