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  • 19 of 71 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Mackenzie Public Library.

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55 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Mackenzie Public Library HAN (Text) 35192000310452 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/22/2018
Beaver Valley Public Library F HAN (Text) 35144000183025 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/12/2018
Bibliotheque St. Claude Library FIC HAN (Text) 36725000157545 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/20/2018
Bibliothèque Ste-Anne Library FIC HAN (Text) 31511010023521 English Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/21/2018
Boissevain-Morton Library F/Hannah (Text) 36266000298302 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/20/2018
Bren Del Win Centennial Library F Hannah (Text) 36320000348391 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/03/2018
Burns Lake Public Library AF HAN (Text) 35198000650946 Adult Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -
Castlegar Public Library FIC HAN (Text) 35146002061638 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/10/2018
Creston Public Library FIC HAN (Text) 35140100033821 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Elkford Public Library FC HAN (Text) 35170000423350 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/11/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312577230 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 440 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of Alaska, the long, cold winters and isolation. Locals want to help out, especially classmate Matthew Walker, who likes everything about Leni. Yet the harsh conditions bring out the worst in Ernt, whose paranoia takes over their lives and exacerbates what Leni sees as the toxic relationship between her parents. The Allbrights are as green as greenhorns can be, and even first love must endure unimaginable hardship and tragedy as the wilderness tries to claim more victims.
Subject: Moving, Household > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Abusive men > Fiction.
Ex-prisoners of war > Fiction.
Wilderness survival > Fiction.
Alaska Highway > Fiction.
ALCAN Highway > Fiction.
Alaska > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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