The Great Leader: A Faux Mystery

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Grove Press #ad - Rapturously received by critics and enthusiastically embraced by readers, The Great Leader is an enthralling, blackly comic take on the detective story that follows a retired detective in hilarious and bold pursuit of a sinister cult leader. Detective sunderson is on the verge of retirement when he begins to investigate a hedonistic cult that has set up camp near his home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

But sunderson’s demons are also in pursuit of him. Rich with character, unexpected twists, the great leader is at once a gripping American odyssey and the poignant story of a man grappling with age, and Harrison’s trademark wry wit, lost love, and his own darker nature. At first, the self-declared great leader seems merely a harmless oddball, but as Sunderson and his unlikely sixteen-year-old sidekick dig deeper, they find him more intelligent and sinister than they realized.

The Great Leader: A Faux Mystery #ad - . Recently divorced and frequently pickled in alcohol, sunderson tracks his quarry from the woods of Michigan to a town in Arizona, filled with professional and criminal border-crossers, and on to Nebraska where the Great Leader’s most recent recruits have gathered to glorify his questionable religion.

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The Big Seven Faux Mystery

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Grove Press #ad - Harrison is maybe a little bit like. A family of outlaws, armed to the teeth, the Ameses have local law enforcement too intimidated to take them on. Such is harrison’s gift for conveying human consciousness and all its vexing diversions and understatements and circular thoughts. New york times book reviewa national bestseller from one of our most renowned and popular authors, The Big Seven finds Detective Sunderson settling into a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where he soon realizes that his neighbors may be as dangerous as any maniac he faced in his cop days.

The Big Seven Faux Mystery #ad - Harrison’s writing is always exhilarating. Sunderson doesn’t disappoint. Seattle times“the pleasures of The Big Seven are found most often in Sunderson’s troubled, heavily marinated meditations. And a somewhat raffish charm, like Harrison’s, doesn’t hurt. The cleveland Plain Dealer“Whimsical and bawdy fun.

Harrison writes beautifully about fishing and the outdoors. Washington Post Grove Press.

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The English Major: A Novel

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Grove Press #ad - Grove Press. It used to be cliff and Vivian and now it isn’t. With these words, jim harrison begins a riotous, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, moving novel that sends a sixty-something man, on a road trip across America. It is vintage harrison—reflective, big-picture American, and replete with wicked wit.

His adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high-school-teacher days twenty-some years before, and to the high-octane existence of his son, to a “snake farm” in Arizona owned by an old classmate, a big-time movie producer who has just bought an apartment over the Presidio in San Francisco.

The English Major: A Novel #ad - Now in paperback, is the map of a man’s journey into, and out of, Jim Harrison’s riotous and moving cross-country novel, The English Major, himself. Cliff is armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds, the latter of which have been unjustly saddled with white men’s banal monikers up until now.

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Wolf

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Grove Press #ad - The new york times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, Dalva, and Returning to Earth—Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, and poetry—including Legends of the Fall, non-fiction, adored by both readers and critics. Grove Press. Praised as “a raunchy, funny, angry, swaggering, cocksure book.

The new york times book review, wolf tells the story of a man who―after too many nameless women and drunken nights―leaves Manhattan to roam the wilderness of northern Michigan, hoping to catch a glimpse of the rare wolves that prowl that territory. Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, and for new readers, storytelling, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, and evocation of the natural world.

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True North

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Grove Press #ad - An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family's desecration of the earth, and his own father's more personal violations, Jim Harrison's True North is a beautiful and moving novel that speaks to the territory in our hearts that calls us back to our roots. The scion of a family of wealthy timber barons, David Burkett has grown up with a father who is a malevolent force and a mother made vague and numb by alcohol and pills.

. As david comes to adulthood-often guided and enlightened by the unforgettable, courageous women he loves-he realizes he must come to terms with his forefathers' rapacious destruction of the woods of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, intractable, as well as the working people who made their wealth possible.

True North #ad - Jim harrison has given us a family tragedy of betrayal, amends, and justice for the worst sins. True north is a bravura performance from one of our finest writers, humor, accomplished with deep humanity, and redemptive soul. Novel Jim Harrison. He and his sister cynthia, a firecracker who scandalizes the family at fourteen by taking up with the son of their Finnish-Native American gardener, are mostly left to make their own way.

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A Good Day to Die

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Grove Press #ad - Mr. Novel Jim Harrison. With plans conceived during the madness of one long drunken night, driving west to buy a case of dynamite, the three of them leave Florida, determined to save the Grand Canyon from a dam they believe is about to be built. A remarkably well-plotted story. Christopher lehmann-haupt, non-fiction, dalva, the new york timesthe new york Times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, and Returning to Earth—Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, and poetry—including Legends of the Fall, adored by both readers and critics.

Harrison’s perceptions are jagged and cutting. Grove Press. A good day to die is an unrelenting tour de force, and a dark exploration of what it means to live beyond the pale in contemporary America. His novel a good day to die centers on an unlikely trio: a poet with a tendency to lapse into beatific reveries of superb fishing in cold, downers, fast streams; a Vietnam vet consumed by uppers, and violence; and a girl who loved only one of them—at first.

A Good Day to Die #ad - Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, and for new readers, storytelling, and evocation of the natural world.

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Farmer

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Grove Press #ad - The new york times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, non-fiction, and Returning to Earth—Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, and poetry—including Legends of the Fall, Dalva, adored by both readers and critics. Grove Press. Forced to choose between two lovers—one a younger woman, the other his beautiful childhood friend—he must also decide whether or not to stay on the farm or finally seek the wider, more broader horizons he has avoided all his life.

. In farmer, he tells the story of Joseph, a forty-three-year-old farmer-schoolteacher who suddenly finds himself at a crossroads. Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, and for new readers, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, storytelling, and evocation of the natural world.

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Legends of the Fall

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Grove Press #ad - Grove Press. Novel Jim Harrison. New york times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed writers. Moving from the raw landscape of early twentieth-century montana to the blood-drenched European battlefields of World War I and back again to Montana, Harrison’s powerful story explores the theme of revenge and the actions to which people resort when their lives or goals are threatened, painting an unforgettable portrait of the twentieth-century man.

Legends of the Fall #ad - Also including the novellas “revenge” and “the man who Gave Up His Name, ” Legends of the Fall confirms Jim Harrison’s reputation as one of the finest American voices of his generation. Grove Press. The classic legends of the fall is Harrison at his most memorable: a striking collection of novellas written with exceptional brilliance and a ferocious love of life.

The title novella, “legends of the fall”—which was made into the film of the same name—is an epic, moving tale of three brothers fighting for justice in a world gone mad.

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The Road Home

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Washington Square Press #ad - They strive to understand their fates, to reconcile with demons of the past, to live in accordance with the land and to die with grace. Novel Jim Harrison. The road home lies in the shadows of manifest Destiny and Wounded Knee; it is etched into the landscape of an old man's memory and into the stubborn dreams of a young man's heart.

Grove Press. In one of jim harrison’s greatest works, five members of the Northridge family narrate the tangled epic of their history on the expanses of the Nebraska plains. Grove Press. As the family grapples with the mysterious forces that both pull them apart and draw them inextricably back together, the pain of love, the vitality of art, they must come to term with life's greatest and hardest lessons: the deception of passion, and the supplication to nature's generosity and fury.

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Brown Dog: Novellas

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Grove Press #ad - Grove Press. It is the ideal introduction or reintroduction to Harrison’s irresistible everyman. The great project of life, he reminds us, is to sit still long enough to appreciate it. Anthony doerr, the new York Times Book Review“Brown Dog is. Of course, the flip side of this is that he’s never far from catastrophe.

Brown Dog: Novellas #ad - . Grove Press. Masterful. David ulin, los angeles timesnew York Times best-selling author Jim Harrison is one of America’s most beloved writers. The collection culminates with “He Dog, ” written for this book, which finds B. D. Grove Press. Vividly, evocatively, alive. An everyman on the most fundamental level.

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Returning to Earth: A Novel

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Grove Press #ad - He begins dictating to his wife, stories he has never shared with anyone—as around him, Cynthia, his family struggles to lay him to rest with the same dignity with which he has lived. Over the course of the year following donald’s death, his daughter begins studying Chippewa ideas of death for clues about her father’s religion, bereft of the family she created to escape the malevolent influence of her own father, while Cynthia, finds that redeeming the past is not a lost cause.

His condition deteriorating, he realizes no one will be able to pass on to his children their family history once he is gone. Returning to earth is a deeply moving book about origins and endings, making sense of loss, and living with honor for the dead. Grove Press. Donald is a middle-aged Chippewa-Finnish man slowly dying of Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Returning to Earth: A Novel #ad - Grove Press. Grove Press. Novel Jim Harrison. In the universally-praised returning to earth, profound, Jim Harrison has delivered a masterpiece—a tender, and magnificent novel about life, death, and the possibility of finding redemption in unlikely places. James Harrison novel. It is among the finest novels of Harrison’s long, storied career, and confirms his standing as one of the most important American writers now working.

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