Jim Harrison
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Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison (1937 - 2016), one of America's most versatile and celebrated writers, was the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction--including Legends of the Fall, the acclaimed trilogy of novellas, and The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected Poems. His books have been translated into two dozen languages, and in 2007 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. With a fondness for open space and anonymous thickets, he divided his time between Montana and southern Arizona.

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    • Legends of the Fall

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    From one of America's most versatile and celebrated writers, Legends of the Fall is Jim Harrison's classic trilogy of epic novellas....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So much more then a movie could ever hope to capture

    • By Gerald on 10-10-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Really Big Lunch

    • By: Jim Harrison, Mario Batali - introduction
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    A Really Big Lunch is shot through with Harrison's pointed aperçus and keen delight in the pleasures of the senses....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal to get through-It was our book club choice

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-28-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Brown Dog

    • Novellas
    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot, Ray Porter, Lloyd James
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 259
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 233

    Brown Dog - a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian - has earned cult status with readers in the more than two decades since his first appearance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a Hoot!

    • By Dr. on 01-26-14

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Returning to Earth

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Traci Svendsgaard, Tom Weiner, Ray Porter, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    In this sequel to Harrison's True North, Donald Burkett, a middle-aged Chippewa-Finnish man, is dying of Lou Gehrig's disease....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful Genuine Realistic

    • By Brian Michael Fielding on 12-03-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Big Seven

    • A Faux Mystery
    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Detective Sunderson has fled troubles on the home front and bought himself a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan's Upper Peninsula....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, poor performance.

    • By Mark Edens on 04-22-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Great Leader

    • A Faux Mystery
    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Author Jim Harrison has won international acclaim for his masterful body of work, including over thirty books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Are you an over-thehill guy with one last mission?

    • By Craig on 05-15-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The English Major

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    A map of a man's journey into - and out of - himself, The English Major is vintage Harrison: reflective, big-picture American, and replete with wicked wit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A picaresque novel for baby boomers

    • By Scott on 12-02-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • True North

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    The scion of a family of wealthy timber barons, David Burkett has grown up with a father who is a malevolent force more than a father and a mother made vague and numb by alcohol and pills....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Paul Z. on 02-14-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Farmer’s Daughter

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter, Ray Porter, Lloyd James
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    The collection’s title novella, "The Farmer’s Daughter,” opens in the unforgettable voice of a 15-year-old girl living a life of solitude in rural Montana, where she has recently moved....

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Woman Lit by Fireflies

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Carrington MacDuffie, Lorna Raver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    The Woman Lit by Fireflies is a rollicking collection of three novellas that spans the odd contours of the American landscape.....

    Regular price: $20.97

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