Unless the Wind Turns
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BeschreibungJohn Davis has a "dull aching sense of missing out, of not getting anywhere." There must be millions like him, he thinks. His relations with his wife, Serena, are shallow and unsatisfying. In the late 1930s, he tries to rekindle their marriage by bringing her to a special place from his past--the Montana mountains. He is chagrined when she asks other people to join them on the camping trip. Plans are further disrupted by a catastrophe--a forest fire that rages uncontrolled for three days. Forced to reach outward to others in this crisis, the members of the party ultimately have to face themselves as well. "Unless the Wind Turns" is fast-moving and psychologically nuanced.
PortraitDeirdre McNamer is an associate professor of English at the University of Montana and the author of "Rima in the Weeds and One Sweet Quarrel."""
Pressestimmen"You are either a Mildred Walker enthusiast or you are missing one of the best writers on the American scene."--"Philadelphia Inquirer"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1996
Seitenanzahl: 235 Seiten