All library locations are closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

This house of sky: [landscapes of a Western mind]

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

A haunting, magnificently written memoir by Ivan Doig about growing up in the American West

Ivan Doig grew up in the rugged wilderness of western Montana among the sheepherders and denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranches. What he deciphers from his past with piercing clarity is not only a raw sense of land and how it shapes us but also of the ties to our mothers and fathers, to those who love us, and our inextricable connection to those who shaped our values in our search for intimacy, independence, love, and family. A powerfully told story, This House of Sky is at once especially American and universal in its ability to awaken a longing for an explicable past.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780156899826
015190054
9781598871111
9781440725340
9780547488554
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID cf8008ac-e0c1-f531-1c49-21136a734816
Full title this house of sky landscapes of a western mind
Author doig ivan
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 23:43:30PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Stechschulte, Tom.
author Doig, Ivan.
author2-role Recorded Books, LLC., Stechschulte, Tom.|Narrator
author_display Doig, Ivan
available_at_catalog Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Thompson Lane
collection_catalog Audiobook, Biography
detailed_location_catalog Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook, Green Hills - Adult Biography, Main Library - Adult Biography, Thompson Lane - Adult Audiobook
display_description

A haunting, magnificently written memoir by Ivan Doig about growing up in the American West

Ivan Doig grew up in the rugged wilderness of western Montana among the sheepherders and denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranches. What he deciphers from his past with piercing clarity is not only a raw sense of land and how it shapes us but also of the ties to our mothers and fathers, to those who love us, and our inextricable connection to those who shaped our values in our search for intimacy, independence, love, and family. A powerfully told story, This House of Sky is at once especially American and universal in its ability to awaken a longing for an explicable past.

format_catalog Book, CD audio book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id cf8008ac-e0c1-f531-1c49-21136a734816
isbn 015190054, 9780156899826, 9780547488554, 9781440725340, 9781598871111
item_details ils:CARL0000032054|35192007011871|Main Library - Adult Biography|B D657d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000032054|35192024390795|Green Hills - Adult Biography|B D657d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000475883|35192048070761|Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO B D657d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000475883|35192048070779|Thompson Lane - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO B D657d|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||TL||, overdrive:32f0b2a4-ce99-4cfe-b149-d3af9dcd209f|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:83beef2f-576c-4c95-a7cb-ce2e9d32c9a5|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, CD audio book
last_indexed 2018-05-24T04:43:30.123Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog B D657d, CD AUDIO B D657d
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Thompson Lane
primary_isbn 9780156899826
publishDate 1978, 1980, 2009
record_details ils:CARL0000032054|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,|c1978.|314 p. ; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000475883|CD audio book|Audio Books||English|Recorded Books,|p2009.|10 sound discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:32f0b2a4-ce99-4cfe-b149-d3af9dcd209f|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|HighBridge Company||, overdrive:83beef2f-576c-4c95-a7cb-ce2e9d32c9a5|eBook|eBook||English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|1980|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000032054|35192007011871|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000032054|35192024390795|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000475883|35192048070761|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000475883|35192048070779|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:32f0b2a4-ce99-4cfe-b149-d3af9dcd209f|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:83beef2f-576c-4c95-a7cb-ce2e9d32c9a5|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Lone Star audio
series_with_volume Lone Star audio|
subject_facet Audiobooks, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Biography, Doig family, Doig, Ivan, Meagher County (Mont.) -- Biography, Meagher County Montgomery -- Biography
title_display This house of sky : landscapes of a Western mind
title_full This House of Sky Landscapes of a Western Mind, This house of sky : landscapes of a Western mind / Ivan Doig, This house of sky [sound recording] : [landscapes of a Western mind] / by Ivan Doig
title_short This house of sky :
title_sub [landscapes of a Western mind]
topic_facet Audiobooks, Authors, American, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Doig family, Doig, Ivan, Nonfiction