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The Hounds of Winter

Magnuson, James

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ISBN 10: 0292709900 / ISBN 13: 9780292709904
Verlag: University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 2005
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Glued binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 273 p. Audience: General/trade. Signed "James Magnuson" on title page. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. In Very Good+ condition and Very Good+ dustjacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Alibris.0009855

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Titel: The Hounds of Winter

Verlag: University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

Erscheinungsdatum: 2005

Einband: Hard cover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: First edition..

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This psychological thriller by the award-winning novelist James Magnuson combines the moral acuity of Graham Greene with the twists and turns of the best Hitchcock films.

David Neisen came seeking reconciliation; what he found was a father's worst nightmare. Arriving on Christmas Eve to spend the holidays with his daughter Maya, he discovers her murdered on the floor of their cabin in the Wisconsin woods. He sees a ski-masked figure lurching through the snowdrifts behind the house and sets out in pursuit?only to transform himself into the prime suspect in his daughter's death.

Struggling to elude his pursuers in the fierce Wisconsin winter, Neisen must deal first with the ghosts of his past?a childhood tragedy that binds him to the small-town sheriff, the friends of his youth who must now choose to shelter or betray him, and the unresolved mysteries about the munitions plant where his father worked during the Korean War. And looming above it all is his growing certainty that his daughter was not who he thought she was. The answers lie hidden in "this Midwestern world of farmers and sons and daughters of farmers with their Christian forbearance and Scandinavian silences, their delicate kindnesses, this Cold War world, this white-bread world. It receded like the Ice Age had receded, leaving behind its own rubble, its broken citadels and buried secrets ...

Über den Autor:

JAMES MAGNUSON is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, including Windfall, Ghost Dancing, Open Season, and The Rundown. He is a former Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for his fiction, and the winner of the Jesse Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. Currently Magnuson directs the James A. Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin.

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