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Last bus to Wisdom / Ivan Doig.

Doig, Ivan, author. (Author).
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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg LP FIC DOIG (Text) 32826012115283 Large Print Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LP FIC DOIG, IVAN (Text) 33946003084105 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison LPB F (Text) 39391006724791 Large Print Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale LP DOI (Text) 70743000154489 Large Print Available -
Schricker Main Library LP F DOI (Text) 30032010674353 LARGE PRINT FICTION Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County LP Doi (Text) 78731000487208 Adult Main Available -
 Last bus to wisdom: Donated by Jerome and Iris Sobel [ JS 2016-01-21 @ SHCPLSC ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410480262
  • ISBN: 1410480267
  • Physical Description: 713 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate -- bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical -- is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German, and Donal can't seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate decides to pack him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But to Donal's surprise, he's not traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him. In the immortal American tradition, the pair light out for the territory together, meeting a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and having rollicking misadventures along the way.
Subject: Boys > Fiction.
Uncles > Fiction.
Runaway husbands > Fiction.
Travelers > Fiction.
Nineteen fifties > Fiction.
West (U.S.) > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Road fiction.
Historical fiction.

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