Ivan Doig
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Ivan Doig

Ivan Doig is the author of ten previous books. Seven are novels, including English Creek and Dancing at the Rascal Fair, and three are nonfiction, including the highly acclaimed memoir This House of Sky, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. A former ranch hand, newspaperman, and magazine editor, Doig holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle.

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    • The Bartender's Tale

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 892
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 809
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 812

    Tom Harry and his 12-year-old son, Rusty, live alone in a small Montana town in the early 1960s. Their lives are upended when Proxy, a woman from Tom's past, and her beatnik daughter, Francine, breeze into town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a sweet, old fashioned coming-of-age story

    • By Mark on 04-07-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Last Bus to Wisdom

    • A Novel
    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,079

    Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ivan Doig was getting older

    • By Starr Callies on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Dancing at the Rascal Fair

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian MacKenzie
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 818
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 476

    Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig captures the passion and tenacity of turn-of-the-century immigrants struggling to build new lives amidst Montana’s windswept Rockies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New Favorite

    • By Dana C. Nicolay on 05-28-10

    Regular price: $39.99

    • This House of Sky

    • Landscapes of a Western Mind
    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    A nominee for the National Book Award, Ivan Doig's brilliant memoir shares the experiences and culture that shaped his early years and made him fall in love with the West....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Early work by a favorite author

    • By Doggy Bird on 09-06-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Whistling Season

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,032
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 729
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 739

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wordplay

    • By Rick Just on 12-21-06

    Regular price: $31.47

    • English Creek

    • The Montana Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    Part of Ivan Doig’s acclaimed Montana trilogy, English Creek revolves around Jick McCaskill, a 14-year-old growing up in 1930s Montana....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Read this as book two and Dancing as book one

    • By Jan on 05-21-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Ride with Me, Mariah Montana

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    In Ride with Me, Mariah Montana, widower Jick McCaskill, his daughter Mariah, and Mariah’s ex-husband Riley take a road trip back and forth across Montana....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Doig's Best Work

    • By TheDallesmbt on 07-03-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Mountain Time

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Often hailed as the heir apparent to Wallace Stegner, Ivan Doig is among the finest chroniclers of the contemporary American West....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Time in the Mountains.

    • By Bill on 02-10-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Work Song

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    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...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By cjwheeler on 03-14-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Prairie Nocturne

    • By: Ivan Doig
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Set during the 1920s, Prairie Nocturne finds Susan Duff, the young songbird from Doig’s Dancing at the Rascal Fair, now a middle-aged singing coach living in Helena, Montana....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it.

    • By Jane on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $31.49

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