The Whistling Season
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    The Whistling Season | Ivan Doig

    The Whistling Season

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Ivan Doig
    • Narrated By Jonathan Hogan
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    When a widowed rancher hires a housekeeper to help with his three young sons, he finds her to be cheerful and competent. Yet she is concealing a colorful and infamous past. Filled with humor and hardship, this novel sings with what the author calls "a poetry of the vernacular". A finalist for the National Book award, Ivan Doig, who has published 11 books, has been hailed as the "West's preeminent literary novelist" by the Denver Post.

    Wordplay

    With the passing some years ago of Wallace Stegner, Ivan Doig is probably the writer who now most personifies the West. English Creek, Dancing at the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 21 2006 by Rick Just ()
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    Work Song | Ivan Doig

    Work Song

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs)
    • By Ivan Doig
    • Narrated By Jonathan Hogan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    National Book Award finalist and Wallace Stegner Award winner Ivan Doig has garnered critical and popular acclaim for his vibrant, authentic tales of the American West. In Work Song he takes listeners to Butte, Montana, in 1919 for the tale of one charmer’s efforts to elude Chicago gangsters.

    Very Good

    I read the whistling season a few years back and really liked the book. I liked the writing/prose and the story. I have read a couple of other book..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 14 2012 by cjwheeler (Junction City, Oregon)