In his most original work to date, witty and expertly-crafted novel following one man’s hunt for an elusive cult leader, Harrison delivers an enthralling, dubbed The Great Leader. On the verge of retirement, detective Sunderson begins to investigate a hedonistic cult, which has set up camp near his home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The Great Leader #ad - But sunderson’s demons are also in pursuit of him. Rich with character and humor, the great leader is at once a gripping excursion through America’s landscapes and the poignant story of a man grappling with age, lost love and his own darker nature. Used book in Good Condition. At first, the self-declared great leader seems merely a harmless oddball, but as Sunderson and his sixteen-year-old sidekick dig deeper, they find him more intelligent and sinister than they realized.
The Big Seven Faux MysteryGrove Press #ad - Then sunderson’s cleaning lady, is murdered, a comely young Ames woman, and black sheep brother Lemuel Ames seeks Sunderson’s advice on a crime novel he’s writing which may not be fiction. Sunderson must struggle with the evil within himself and the far greater, more expansive evil of his neighbor.
In a story shot through with wit, bedlam, and sunderson’s attempts to enumerate and master the seven deadly sins, The Big Seven is a superb reminder of why Jim Harrison is one of America’s most irrepressible writers. No sooner has he settled in than he realizes his new neighbors are creating even more havoc than the Great Leader did.
The Big Seven Faux Mystery #ad - His darkly comic follow-up, sends detective Sunderson to confront his new neighbors, The Big Seven, a gun-nut family who live outside the law in rural Michigan. Detective sunderson has fled troubles on the home front and bought himself a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Jim harrison is one of our most renowned and popular authors, was one of the most successful in a decorated career: it appeared on the New York Times extended bestseller list, and his last novel, The Great Leader, and was a national bestseller with rapturous reviews.
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Legends of the FallGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. Moving from the raw landscape of early twentieth-century montana to the blood-drenched European battlefields of World War I and back again to Montana, Harrison’s powerful story explores the theme of revenge and the actions to which people resort when their lives or goals are threatened, painting an unforgettable portrait of the twentieth-century man.
Also including the novellas revenge” and the man who Gave Up His Name, ” Legends of the Fall confirms Jim Harrison’s reputation as one of the finest American voices of his generation. Grove Press. The classic legends of the fall is Harrison at his most memorable: a striking collection of novellas written with exceptional brilliance and a ferocious love of life.
Legends of the Fall #ad - The title novella, legends of the fall”which was made into the film of the same nameis an epic, moving tale of three brothers fighting for justice in a world gone mad. New york times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed writers.
A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and LifeGrove Press #ad - A culinary combo plate of Hunter S. Thompson, julian schnabel, Ernest Hemingway, and Sam Peckinpah . From the titular new yorker piece about a french lunch that went to thirty-seven courses, and more on the relationship between hunter and prey, Playboy, Kermit Lynch Newsletter, or the obscure language of wine reviews, to pieces from Brick, A Really Big Lunch is shot through with Harrison’s pointed aperçus and keen delight in the pleasures of the senses.
A really big lunch, to be published on the one-year anniversary of Harrison’s death, collects many of his food pieces for the first timeand taps into his larger-than-life appetite with wit and verve. Jim harrison’s legendary gourmandise is on full display in A Really Big Lunch. Jim harrison has staked out a distinctive place in the world of food writing.
A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and Life #ad - Jane and michael stern, new york times book review on the raw and the CookedNew York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of this country’s most beloved writers, a muscular, brilliantly economic stylist with a salty wisdom. Grove Press. Harrison writes with enough force to make your knees buckle and with infectious zeal that makes you turn the pages hungry for more.
And between the lines the pieces give glimpses of Harrison’s life over the last three decades.
The Big Seven Faux MysteryGrove Press #ad - Sunderson must struggle with the evil within himself and the greater, more expansive evil of his neighbor. Harrison is an old master, here on top of his game. Then sunderson’s cleaning lady, is murdered, a comely young Ames woman, and black sheep brother Lemuel Ames seeks Sunderson’s advice on a crime novel he’s writing which may not be fiction.
. Sunderson doesn’t disappoint. Seattle timesthe pleasures of The Big Seven are found most often in Sunderson’s troubled, heavily marinated meditations. Elmore leonard to whom sunderson pays tribute, easy on the eye, in that both write prose, that seems so natural as to be effortless. An added strength is his penchant for delightfully flawed but deeply human characters.
The Big Seven Faux Mystery #ad - Grove Press. Harrison’s writing is always exhilarating. And a somewhat raffish charm, like Harrison’s, doesn’t hurt. The cleveland Plain DealerWhimsical and bawdy fun. Grove.
The Ancient Minstrel: NovellasGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. In the ancient minstrel, harrison delivers three novellas that highlight his phenomenal range as a writer, shot through with his trademark wit and keen insight into the human condition. Harrison has tremendous fun with his own reputation in the title novella, about an aging writer in Montana who spars with his estranged wife, with whom he still shares a home, weathers the slings and arrows of literary success, and tries to cope with the sow he buys on a whim and the unplanned litter of piglets that follow soon after.
Among the most indelible American novelists of the last hundred years. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. Grove Pr. In eggs, a montana woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents, and collecting eggs at their country house. Grove. Harrison remains at the height of his powers.
The Ancient Minstrel: Novellas #ad - Dwight garner, the new york times on the river SwimmerNew York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, adored by both readers and critics. Grove Press. Grove Press. And in the case of the howling buddhas, retired detective sunderson—a recurring character from Harrison’s New York Times bestseller The Great Leader and The Big Seven—is hired as a private investigator to look into a bizarre cult that achieves satori by howling along with howler monkeys at the zoo.
Brown Dog: NovellasGrove Press #ad - Grove Pr. Boasts the rare ability to reject the frills and artificial complexities of modern life and keep to the basics. For the first time, brown dog gathers all the Brown Dog novellas, including one never-published one, into one volume—the ideal introduction or reintroduction to Harrison’s irresistible Everyman.
In these novellas, drink, bd rescues the preserved body of an indian from lake superior’s cold waters; overindulges in food, and women while just scraping by in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; wanders Los Angeles in search of an ersatz Native activist who stole his bearskin; adopts two Native children; and flees the authorities, then returns across the Canadian border aboard an Indian rock band’s tour bus.
Brown Dog: Novellas #ad - . We would all be the poorer if deprived of Jim Harrison’s first-rate stories. The new york times book review on the summer He Didn’t Die“Brown Dog, an old friend to fans of Harrison,. Like reading a book describing dear friends. Miami herald on the farmer’s Daughter“A 21st-century version of Huck Finn.
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The English Major: A NovelGrove Press #ad - Grove Pr. Used book in Good Condition. Cliff's adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a "snake farm" in Arizona owned by an old classmate; and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer in San Francisco.
The english major is the map of a man's journey into—and out of—himself, big-picture American, and it is vintage Harrison—reflective, and replete with wicked wit. It used to be Cliff and Vivian and now it isn't. With these words, on a road trip across america, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, Jim Harrison sends his sixty-something protagonist, armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds to overcome the banal names men have given them.
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The English Major: A NovelGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. It used to be cliff and Vivian and now it isn’t. With these words, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, Jim Harrison begins a riotous, moving novel that sends a sixty-something man, on a road trip across America. Grove Press. Grove. Now in paperback, is the map of a man’s journey into, and out of, Jim Harrison’s riotous and moving cross-country novel, The English Major, himself.
Used book in Good Condition. Grove Press. His adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high-school-teacher days twenty-some years before, and to the high-octane existence of his son, to a snake farm” in Arizona owned by an old classmate, a big-time movie producer who has just bought an apartment over the Presidio in San Francisco.
The English Major: A Novel #ad - It is vintage harrisonreflective, big-picture American, and replete with wicked wit. Cliff is armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds, the latter of which have been unjustly saddled with white men’s banal monikers up until now. Grove Pr.