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Sweet Thunder - a book by Doig, Ivan

Sweet Thunder

Sweet Thunder( )
Author: Doig, Ivan
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

A beloved character brings the power of the press to 1920s Butte, Montana, in this latest from the best storyteller of the West In the winter of 1920, a quirky bequest draws Morrie Morgan back to Butte, Montana, from a year-long honeymoon with his bride, Grace. But the mansion bestowed by a former boss upon the itinerant charmer, who debuted in Doig’s bestselling The Whistling Season, promises to be less windfall than money pit. And the town itself,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.5 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Doig, Ivan (Author)
Ivan Doig was born in White Sulphur Springs, Montana in 1939. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in history from University of Washington. Before becoming an author, he worked as a ranch hand and a journalist.

His non-fiction works include This House of Sky, Winter Brothers, and Heart Earth. His fiction titles include English Creek, Dancing at the Rascal Fair, Bucking the Sun, The Whistling Season, The Bartender's Tale, and Last Bus to Wisdom. He received several awards including the Western Literature Association's Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award and the Wallace Stegner Award in 2007. He died of multiple myeloma on April 8, 2015 at the age of 75.


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