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Savage country

Robert Olmstead

Savage country

a novel

by Robert Olmstead

  • 115 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American bison hunting,
  • History,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Survival,
  • Widows,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Olmstead
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3565.L67 S38 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 pages
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945759M
    ISBN 101616204125, 1432843753
    ISBN 109781616204129, 9781432843755
    LC Control Number2017020399
    OCLC/WorldCa988749581

    Check out this great listen on In September , Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged and mysterious brother-in-law, Michael. With no money, no family, no job or security, she hopes to salvage something. Savage Country A Novel (Book): Olmstead, Robert: "A bankrupt widow embarks on a buffalo hunt in to try to save her late husband's land, and encounters multiple dangers along the way"--September Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged brother-in-law, Michael.

      SAVAGE COUNTRY is the story of a moment in our history in which mass destruction of an animal population was seen as a road to economic salvation. But it’s also the intimate story of how that hunt changed Michael and Elizabeth forever. Savage Country Find a Book. View all. Savage Country is the best western I have read since Thomas Berger's Little Big Man. Olmstead has clearly done his research into Indian country of the late 19th century: weather, guns and ammo, wagons and oxen, swollen rivers and prairie fires, racial attitudes, Indian predations, religion, horsemanship, feeding and doctoring in remote places--all of which he uses as a rich context for the.

    "Robert Olmstead gets better with every book. If you know all of his previous books, you know how startling this fact is, and how startlingly good this writer is." —Tom Franklin, author of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter In September , Elizabet.   Savage Country is the story of a moment in our history in which mass destruction of an animal population was seen as a road to economic salvation. But it’s also the intimate story of how that hunt changed Michael and Elizabeth forever.


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Savage Country is the story of a moment in our history in which mass destruction of an animal population was seen as a road to economic salvation.

But it’s also the intimate story of how that hunt changed Michael and Elizabeth forever. About the Author. Robert Olmstead is the author of eight previous books. Savage Country is the best western I have read since Thomas Berger's Little Big Man.

Olmstead has clearly done his research into Indian country of the late 19th century: weather, guns and ammo, wagons and oxen, swollen rivers and prairie fires, racial attitudes, Indian predations, religion, horsemanship, feeding and doctoring in remote places--all of which he uses as a rich context for the.

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The ideology of the historical past in perspective is changed by this book. There is a lot more risks, and difficulties than the modern man could imagine/5(52).

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