Barkskins : a novel
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New York : Scribner, 2016.
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9780743288781, 0743288785, 9780743288798, 0743288793
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Downers Grove Public Library - 2nd Floor - Adult
FICTION PROULX, A.
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First Scribner hardcover edition.
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xii, 717 pages : genealogical tables ; 25 cm
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English

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"Barkskins opens in New France in the late 18th century as Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman makes his way from Northern France to the homeland to seek a living. Bound to a "seigneur" for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship and violence, always in awe of the forest he is charged with clearing. In the course of this epic novel, Proulx tells the stories of Rene's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, as well as the descendants of his friends and foes, as they travel back to Europe, to China, to New England, always in quest of a livelihood or fleeing stunningly brutal conditions--war, pestilence, Indian attacks, the revenge of rivals. Proulx's inimitable genius is her creation of characters who are so vivid--in their greed, lust, vengefulness, or their simple compassion and hope--that we follow them with fierce attention. This is Proulx's most ambitious novel ever, and her master work"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Proulx, A. (2016). Barkskins: a novel. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Proulx, Annie. 2016. Barkskins: A Novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Proulx, Annie, Barkskins: A Novel. New York: Scribner, 2016.

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Proulx, Annie. Barkskins: A Novel. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York: Scribner, 2016. Print.

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