The Resource The whistling season, Ivan Doig, (downloadable ebook.)

The whistling season, Ivan Doig, (downloadable ebook.)

Label
The whistling season
Title
The whistling season
Statement of responsibility
Ivan Doig
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition" that draws the hungry attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so begins the unforgettable season that deposits the noncooking, nonbiting, ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of the Big Ditch-a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom. When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into service, setting the stage for the "several kinds of education"-none of them of the textbook variety-Morris and Rose will bring to Oliver, his three sons, and the rambunctious students in the region's one-room schoolhouse. A paean to a vanished way of life and the eccentric individuals and idiosyncratic institutions that made it fertile, The Whistling Season is Ivan Doig at his evocative best
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TEFOD
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Doig, Ivan
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 5
  • UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
  • 6.8
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ATOS Level
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig, (downloadable ebook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100726&titleID=574715
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780156035637
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
314a162b-546e-4a15-91b7-be6ff0069e72
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0000574715
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig, (downloadable ebook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100726&titleID=574715
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780156035637
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
314a162b-546e-4a15-91b7-be6ff0069e72
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0000574715

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