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The ancient minstrel : novellas / Jim Harrison.

Harrison, Jim, 1937- (author.). Bramhall, Mark, (narrator.). Sands, Xe, (narrator.). Szarabajka, Keith, (narrator.). Harrison, Jim, 1937- Container of (work): Eggs. (Added Author). Harrison, Jim, 1937- Container of (work): Case of the howling buddhas. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library BOCD FIC HAR (Text) 33187004009854 BOCD (Adult) Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon CD F HAR (Text) 34330512764029 Adult - Fiction Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1504685067
  • ISBN: 9781504685061
  • ISBN: 9781504685085
  • ISBN: 1504685083
  • Physical Description: 6 audio discs (7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ancient minstrel -- Eggs -- The case of the howling buddhas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Mark Bramhall, Xe Sands, and Keith Szarabajka.
Summary, etc.:
New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, adored by both readers and critics. In The Ancient Minstrel, Harrison delivers three novellas that highlight his phenomenal range as a writer, shot through with his trademark wit and keen insight into the human condition. Harrison has tremendous fun with his own reputation in the title novella, about an aging writer in Montana who spars with his estranged wife, with whom he still shares a home; weathers the slings and arrows of literary success; and tries to cope with the sow he buys on a whim and the unplanned litter of piglets that follow soon after. In "Eggs," a Montana woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents and collecting eggs at their country house. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. And in "The Case of the Howling Buddhas," retired Detective Sunderson-a recurring character from Harrison's New York Times bestsellers The Great Leader and The Big Seven-is hired as a private investigator to look into a bizarre cult that achieves satori by howling along with howler monkeys at the zoo. Fresh, incisive, and endlessly entertaining, with moments of both profound wisdom and sublime humor, The Ancient Minstrel is an exceptional reminder of why Jim Harrison is one of the most cherished and important writers at work today.
Subject: FICTION / Literary
FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Short stories, American.
Authors > Fiction.
Childlessness > Fiction.
Cults > Fiction.
Montana > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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