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Bucking the Sun
Bucking the Sun
Author: Ivan Doig
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ISBN-13: 9780684831497
ISBN-10: 068483149X
Publication Date: 5/13/1997
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
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I enjoy all of Ivan Doig's writings. He know his material and has a depth to his narrative.
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Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal's most audacious projects---the damming of the Missouri River. Through the story of each family member--a wrathful father, a mettlesome mother, and three very different sons and the memorable women they marry, Doig conveys a sense of time and place that is at once epic in scope and rich in detail.