This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

By: Doig, Ivan

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A haunting, magnificently written memoir by Ivan Doig about growing up in the American West

Ivan Doig grew up in the rugged wilderness of western Montana among the sheepherders and denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranches. What he deciphers from his past with piercing clarity is not only a raw sense of land and how it shapes us but also of the ties to our mothers and fathers, to those who love us, and our inextricable connection to those who shaped our values in our search for intimacy, independence, love, and family. A powerfully told story, This House of Sky is at once especially American and universal in its ability to awaken a longing for an explicable past.

Title: This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

Author Name: Doig, Ivan

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Mariner Books: 1980-02-19

ISBN Number: 0156899825

ISBN Number 13: 9780156899826

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU9141439