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A Sudden Country
A Sudden Country
Author: Karen Fisher
A vivid and revelatory novel based on actual events of the 1847 Oregon migration, A Sudden Country follows two characters of remarkable complexity and strength in a journey of survival and redemption. — James MacLaren, once a resourceful and ambitious Hudson’s Bay Company trader, has renounced his aspirations for a quiet family life ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781400063222
ISBN-10: 1400063221
Publication Date: 8/16/2005
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
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2.6 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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This book provides a fascinating view of the life in the northwest in the middle 1800's. The dialog and the relationships of the people are thoroughly modern, however, and the author made the characters come alive through his compelling, descriptive writing.
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It's been compared to Cold Mountain- the story of traders, immigrants and Native Americans on the Oregon Trail in 1846. I loved it!
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Yiiik! Too much adultery & sex! I guess if you read between the lines there is a little bit of philosophy about life....
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