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This riveting novel of love and mystery from the author of The Things They Carried examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century’s legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota. Within days of their arrival, his wife mysteriously vanishes into the watery wilderness.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2006-09-01
File: 322 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780547527048

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Examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century's legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota. Within days of their arrival, his wife mysteriously vanishes into the watery wilderness.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Center Point Pub
Release: 2007
File: 335 Pages
ISBN-13: 1585479942

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John and Kathy Wade, whose marriage has been built on mutual deception, visit a Minnesota lake to try to sort things out, a difficult process made more difficult by Kathy's sudden disappearance. Major ad/promo. BOMC. First serials, Atlantic Monthly & Esquire. Tour.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 1994
File: 306 Pages
ISBN-13: 0395488893

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Pursued by rumors of the atrocities he committed in Vietnam, a politician and his wife seek refuge in a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota, where a mystery unfolds when the wife mysterious vanishes into the nearby wilderness. Reprint.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2006
File: 303 Pages
ISBN-13: 061870986X

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Levelling the Lake explores a century and a half of social, economic, and legal arrangements through which the resources and environment of the Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake watershed have been both harnessed and harmed. Jamie Benidickson traces the environmental consequences of resource extraction and recreation as well as their impacts on local residents, including Indigenous communities, which encouraged new legal and institutional responses. Assessing the transition from primary resource extraction toward sustainable development, Levelling the Lake also shows how interjurisdictional and transboundary issues continue to play a significant role throughout the region.

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Genre: Nature
Author: Jamie Benidickson
Publisher: UBC Press
Release: 2019-02-15
File: 404 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780774835510

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Genre: History
Author: David Himmel
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Release: 2012-05
File: 162 Pages
ISBN-13: 1540230554

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Two bestselling novels from "one of his generation's most deservedly acclaimed authors." (Chicago Tribune)

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Release: 2011
File: 520 Pages
ISBN-13: 0547577516

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In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods tells the story of a newly married couple who take up a lonely existence in the title's mythical location. In this blank and barren plot far from the world they've known, they mean to start the family the unnamed husband wants so obsessively. But their every pregnancy fails, and as their grief swells, the husband─a hot-tempered and impatient fisherman and trapper─attempts to prove his dominion in other ways, emptying both the lake and the woods of their many beasts. As the years pass, the wife changes too, her suddenly powerful voice singing some new series of objects into being, including a threatening moon hung above their house, its doomed weight already slowly falling, bending their now-starless sky. In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods is about marriage, parenthood, and the dreams parents have for their children─as well as what happens to a marriage whose success is measured solely by the children it produces, or else the grief that marks their absence.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Matt Bell
Publisher: Soho Press
Release: 2013-06-18
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781616952549

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The critically acclaimed author of Love Medicine describes her evocative odyssey back to the islands of her ancestors in southern Ontario, offering a compelling portrait of Ojibwe language, culture, spirits, traditions, and art as she visits centuries-old rock paintings and recalls her own family and contemporary life.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Release: 2003
File: 143 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780792257196

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From bestselling author Stuart Woods, a thriller featuring John Howell, a former investigative journalist trying to escape from his past who finds a perfect sanctuary in a lakeside home in the North Georgia Mountains. But little does he realize the small town harbors a dark and evil secret, hidden deep within the lake’s waters. In the beautiful mountains of North Georgia lies a lake built by an obsessed man at a terrible price. This placid body of water has brought prosperity to an isolated community, and with it, two strangers who intermingle with the insular local folk, strangers probing into crimes against nature from generations past that cannot remain submerged beneath the waters' surface. Under the Lake marks the eagerly awaited return to the South of his Edgar Award–winning novel Chiefs. John Howell, once a top investigative journalist, comes to this backcountry town on the run from a once promising personal and professional life that has somehow gone sour. What he finds is a mystery so deep, so complex, so bizarre, that he cannot concentrate on the book he has come here to write. The story begins with his entanglement in a subtle, but relentless battle waged by the autocratic town father and the local sheriff against an outcast family, ravaged by its origins. Howell is further drawn in by his involvement with two women—an ambitious young reporter on the prowl for corruption, and a shy backwoods beauty, forsaken by the world because of her family's ill kept secret. Then, without warning, visits from an otherworldly young girl haunt Howell as his rustic cabin becomes a spectral theater offering strange and frightening images of a hideous event of long ago.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Stuart Woods
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2012-11-13
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781476709529

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