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Barkskins / Annie Proulx.

Proulx, Annie, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale LP PRO (Text) 70743000157296 Large Print Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library L.P. FIC Proulx (Text) 31208912036037 new large print Available -
Seymour Main Library LRG TYPE FIC PROULX (Text) 37500004379356 Large Type Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County LP Pro (Text) 78731000495111 Adult Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410490896
  • ISBN: 1410490890
  • Physical Description: 907 pages (large print); 25 cm
  • Edition: Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Rene Sel and Charles Duquet arrive in New France during the late seventeenth century bound to a fueudal lord for three years in exchange for land, becoming woodcutters -- barkskins. Rene suffers extraordinary hardship. He is oppressed by the forest he is charged with clearing and is forced to marry a Mi'kmaw woman and their descendants live trapped between two inimical cultures. But Duquet, crafty and ruthless, runs away, becomes a fur trader, then sets up a timber business. Proulx tells the stories of the descendants of Sel and Duquet over three hundred years--their travels from North America across the world, the revenge of rivals, accidents, pestilence, Indian attaks, and cultural annihilation. They seize what they can of a presumed infinite resource, leavaing the modern-day characters to face possible ecological collapse," -- Provided by the publisher.
Subject: FICTION / Historical.
Families > Fiction.
Genre: Epic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Large type books.

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