The Big Sky
by Guthrie, A. B.

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ISBN-10:   0618154639
ISBN-13:   9780618154630
Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Mariner Books
Edition:   Reprint, illustrated
Category:   Young Adults
Pub. Date:   January 2002
Pages:   400
Format:   Paperback
Ages:   14-Up


Awards
2007  Christopher Book Awards ()  Winner
2006  Book Sense Book of the Year ()  Nominee/Honoree
2007  Galaxy British Book Awards ()  Nominee/Honoree
2006  Quill Awards ()  Winner
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Description/Notes
-Montana -Western fiction - Cultural Region | Western U.S. - Geographic Orientation | Montana - Topical | Country/Cowboy
First published more than fifty years ago, The Big Sky is the first of A. B. Guthrie, Jr.'s epic adventure novels of America's vast frontier. The Big Sky introduces the young Dick Summers & the unforgettable hero Boone Caudill. Under Summers's tutelage, Caudill becomes a powerful White Savage, an untamed life force that only the beautiful daughter of a Blackfoot chief would dare to love. The forerunner to western writers such as Cormac McCarthy & Larry McMurtry, A. B. Guthrie was the first to give us an unforgettable portrait of a spacious land & a unique way of life & reveal why the phrase 'the big sky' has become a part of our heritage.
Originally published more than fifty years ago, THE BIG SKY is the first of A. B. Guthrie, Jr.'s, epic adventure novels of America's vast frontier. THE BIG SKY introduces Boone Caudill, Jim Deakins, and Dick Summers, three of the most memorable characters in Western American literature. Traveling the Missouri River from St. Louis to the Rockies, these frontiersmen live as trappers, traders, guides, and explorers. The story centers on Caudill, a young Kentuckian driven by a raging hunger for life and a longing for the blue sky and brown earth of big, wild places. Caught up in the freedom and savagery of the wilderness, Caudill becomes an untamed mountain man, whom only the beautiful daughter of a Blackfoot chief dares to love. With THE BIG SKY, Guthrie gives us an unforgettable portrait of a spacious land and a unique way of life.

 


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