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  • ISBN: 0670835218 :
  • Physical Description: 535 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1992.

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School Library Journal
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Library Journal
Summary, etc.:
Story of the Alaskan village of Kuinak and the transformation that takes place when a movie company comes to the village.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult
Subject: Motion pictures > Production and direction > Fiction.
Alaska > Fiction.
Motion pictures > Fiction.
Genre: Epic fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Depicts the collaboration of a big-bucks Hollywood film company with a remote Alaskan Indian tribe in a rundown, twenty-first-century fishing community
  • Baker & Taylor
    The author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest depicts the collaboration of a big-bucks Hollywood film company with a remote Alaskan Indian tribe in a rundown, twenty-first-century fishing community. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
  • Blackwell North Amer
    After writing two books in the early 1960s, both now established as American classics, Ken Kesey abandoned the novel in its established form. Over the past twenty-five years he has written many shorter pieces, but only now, with Sailor Song, brings his considerable powers once again to bear on a full-scale undertaking, giving us a unique and powerful novel about America.
    Set in the near future, the story takes us to the Alaskan village of Kuinak, a rundown fishing community of Deaps (Descendants of Early Aboriginal Peoples) and Lower Forty-eight refugees perched on the Western Edge of history. It's a scene rich with characters, like Alice the Angry Aleut, Ike Sallas (known as "the Bakatcha Bandit" during the environmental wars of the nineties), the town's indispensable "scoot" runner Billy the Squid, and the Loyal Order of Underdogs, who meet monthly for the Full Moon Howl. Into their peculiar midst sails a mighty ship of last hopes, loaded to the gunwales with a big-bucks Hollywood film company. This famous studio/yacht has come north to film a classic children`s book, The Sea Lion. Unscripted transformations abound as the project stirs a new mix into the community, including a tribe brought down from the remote north.
    Sailor Song is an epic novel that revolves around the question: Does love make any sense at the end of the world? It's about things that endure and come around again - back at you, and back to you.

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