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The Wild Upriver and Other Stories.

James McVey.

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ISBN 10: 097661040X / ISBN 13: 9780976610403
Published by Arbutus Press, Traverse City, MI, 2005
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INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed thus; unstated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use: dampstaining at the bottom corner of the last fifty pages or so; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; binding secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 104pp. Trade Paperback. Thirteen literary short stories set in northern Michigan describe the coming of age of Jack Young. Jack works at a canoe livery on the Platte River in what is now Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The stories focus on his efforts to find meaning in a world that seems increasingly dishonest to him. Jack's uncompromising search for truth becomes the source of his defiance. The loneliness of male adolescence has never been more movingly articulated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Bookseller Inventory # 35507

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Title: The Wild Upriver and Other Stories.

Publisher: Arbutus Press, Traverse City, MI

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Ed thus; unstated.

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Thirteen literary short stories set in northern Michigan describe the coming of age of Jack Young. Jack works at a canoe livery on the Platte River in what is now Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The stories focus on his efforts to find meaning in a world that seems increasingly dishonest to him. Jack's uncompromising search for truth becomes the source of his defiance.

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James McVey grew up in northern Michigan. He currently lives in the Rockies where he teaches at the University of Colorado. His short stories and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals. The Wild Upriver and Other Stories is his first book.

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