Sweet thunder : A Novel. / Ivan Doig.
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- ISBN: 9781101632178 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
A beloved character brings the power of the press to 1920s Butte, Montana, in this latest from the best storyteller of the West In the winter of 1920, a quirky bequest draws Morrie Morgan back to Butte, Montana, from a year-long honeymoon with his bride, Grace. But the mansion bestowed by a former boss upon the itinerant charmer, who debuted in Doig's bestselling The Whistling Season, promises to be less windfall than money pit. And the town itself, with its polyglot army of miners struggling to extricate themselves from the stranglehold of the ruthless Anaconda Copper Mining Company, seems—like the couple's fast-diminishing finances—on the verge of implosion. These twin dilemmas catapult Morrie into his new career as editorialist for the Thunder, the fledgling union newspaper that dares to play David to Anaconda's Goliath. Amid the clatter of typewriters, the rumble of the printing presses, and a cast of unforgettable...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Riverhead, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 808 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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