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Harrison, Jim 1937-2016

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Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison( Book )

98 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled corporate functionary, three brothers and their different fates, and an American pilot struggling with a Mexican crime lord articulate Harrison's vision of twentieth-century man in this trilogy of short novels
The English major by Jim Harrison( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff, a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, takes a road trip across America, armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds to overcome the banal names men have given them. Cliff's adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a "snake farm" in Arizona owned by an old classmate; and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer in San Francisco
Returning to earth by Jim Harrison( Book )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of a Chippewa-Finnish man's death from Lou Gehrig's disease, his wife, daughter, and brother-in-law read the family history he has left behind, study his philosophies about death, and struggle to redeem their own pasts
The road home by Jim Harrison( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who was offered for adoption at birth because he was an illegitimate child searches for his mother in this novel on a Nebraska family. In the process, Nelse Carlson, 30, discovers he is the grandson of a powerful rancher
Dalva by Jim Harrison( Book )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful, fearless, tormented, at 45 Dalva has lived a life of lovers and adventures. Now she returns to the bosom of her family and searches for the son she gave up years before
True north : a novel by Jim Harrison( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a wealthy family of timber barons struggles to reconcile himself with the damage his family has done to Michigan's Upper Peninsula--a scarring that cuts deeply into the fabric of his own family
The great leader : a faux mystery by Jim Harrison( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired Detective Sunderson must get past his troubles with alcohol if he and an unlikely 16-year-old sidekick are ever going to expose an elusive cult leader called The Great Leader
The ancient minstrel : novellas by Jim Harrison( Book )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three novellas by acclaimed author Jim Harrison. The Ancient Minstrel: An aging writer in Montana indulges his lifelong dream of raising pigs, struggles to write the "big novel" he's rashly promised his editor, and attempts to rekindle the long marriage that has sustained him. Eggs: A Montana woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents, and collecting eggs at their country house. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. The Case of the Howling Buddhas: Retired Detective Sunderson is hired as a private investigator to look into a bizarre cult that achieves satori by howling along with howler monkeys at the zoo
The river swimmer : novellas by Jim Harrison( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape
The farmer's daughter by Jim Harrison( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas which give a portrait of three unconventional American lives
The big seven : a Faux mystery by Jim Harrison( Book )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Big Seven sends Detective Sunderson to confront his new neighbors, a gun-nut family who live outside the law in rural Michigan. Detective Sunderson has fled troubles on the home front and bought himself a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. No sooner has he settled in than he realizes his new neighbors are creating even more havoc than the Great Leader did. A family of outlaws, armed to the teeth, the Ameses have local law enforcement too intimidated to take them on. Then Sunderson's cleaning lady, a comely young Ames woman, is murdered, and black sheep brother Lemuel Ames seeks Sunderson's advice on a crime novel he's writing which may not be fiction. Sunderson must struggle with the evil within himself and the far greater, more expansive evil of his neighbor
Brown Dog : novellas by Jim Harrison( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all [Jim Harrison's] creations, Brown Dog has earned cult status with readers in the more than two decades since his first appearance, scrambling to stay out of jail after his salvage-diving operation uncovers the frozen body of an Indian man in the waters of Lake Superior. Now, for the first time, this book gathers all the Brown Dog novellas, including one never before published, into one volume"--Jacket
The woman lit by fireflies by Jim Harrison( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas set in the heart of America
The summer he didn't die by Jim Harrison( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of novellas offers an insightful take on life in America, from the Michigan Indian who struggles to raise a family with limited resources to the satirical "Republican Wives."
The beast God forgot to invent by Jim Harrison( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of novellas explores the line between civilization and the "wild men."
The shape of the journey : new and collected poems by Jim Harrison( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes all of the works from Harrison's eight previous volumes of poetry, including the renowned "Letters to Yesenin, The Theory and Practice of Rivers", and "After Ikkyu", together with new poems. 6 line drawings
Julip by Jim Harrison( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of novellas. In "Julip" a woman attempts to free a brother who has been jailed for shooting her three lovers. "The seven-ounce man" continues the picaresque adventures of Brown Dog, a Michigan scoundrel who loves to eat, drink, and chase women to excess, all while sailing along in the bottome ten percent. In "The Beige Dolorosa" a professor is excommunicated from academia for not being politically correct
Farmer by Jim Harrison( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged man who has taught for twenty-three years, more from habit than total commitment to his profession, is forced to come to terms with his identity, farm life, thirty-year marriage, and affair with an eighteen-year-old student in a Michigan community of the 1950's
Sundog : the story of an American foreman, Robert Corvus Strang, as told to Jim Harrison : a novel by Jim Harrison( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wilds of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Robert Corvus Strang is crawling through the woods. A beautiful Costa Rican woman is dancing in a string bikini, and a dissipated writer is trying to stay on his feet....All three have retreated to this isolated land--where Strang, builder of dams and bridges, preacher of gospels, lover of women, explorer of limits, launches into the story of his monumental life. In a novel that stretches from Michigan to Africa and the Amazon, Strang leads his listeners across rivers of time, through the nature of innocence, politics and desire, to a final and stunning defiance of life's frailty
A good day to die; a novel by Jim Harrison( Book )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their plans were conceived in a drunken excitement and resulted in more horror than any of them could have imagined. There was the poet able to retreat into beatific reveries of superb fishing in cold, fast streams; the Vietnam vet consumed by uppers, downers and violence; and the girl who loved only one of them -- at first. With their ideals ostensibly in order, they set out from Florida to save the Grand Canyon from a dam they believed was being built. Along with the tapedeck for the car, the liquor and the drugs, there was also a case of dynamite
 
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Harisonas Džimas

Harisons, Džims 1937-

Harrison, James

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Harrison, James T. 1937-2016

Harrison, James Thomas

Harrison, James Thomas, 1937-2016

Jim Harrison Amerikaans romanschrijver

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Джим Харрисон

ג'ים הריסון

העריסאן, ג'ים

توماس هاريسون

جیم هریسون نویسنده آمریکایی

ジム・ハリソン

ハリスン, ジム

吉姆·哈里森

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