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The Resource The whistling season, Ivan Doig

The whistling season, Ivan Doig

Label
The whistling season
Title
The whistling season
Statement of responsibility
Ivan Doig
Creator
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 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 brother in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom
Member of
Summary
Hired as a housekeeper to work on the early 1900s Montana homestead of widower Oliver Milliron, the irreverent Rose and her brother, Morris, endeavor to educate the widower's sons while witnessing local efforts on a massive irrigation project
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2007.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
143293
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doig, Ivan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Morrie Morgan novels (Ivan Doig)
Series volume
0001
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  • Brothers and sisters
  • Irrigation projects
  • Housekeepers
  • Teachers
  • Widowers
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780151012374
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2005025457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780151012374
System control number
  • ocm61456637
  • OCoLC
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780151012374
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2005025457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780151012374
System control number
  • ocm61456637
  • OCoLC

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