The whistling season

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Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition" that draws the hungry attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so begins the unforgettable season that deposits the noncooking, nonbiting, ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of the Big Ditch-a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom. When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into service, setting the stage for the "several kinds of education"-none of them of the textbook variety-Morris and Rose will bring to Oliver, his three sons, and the rambunctious students in the region's one-room schoolhouse. A paean to a vanished way of life and the eccentric individuals and idiosyncratic institutions that made it fertile, The Whistling Season is Ivan Doig at his evocative best.
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9780151012374
142810111
9780786288557
9780156035637
9781428101111
9780156031646
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Level 6.8, 18 Points
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Full title whistling season
Author doig ivan
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Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition" that draws the hungry attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so begins the unforgettable season that deposits the noncooking, nonbiting, ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of the Big Ditch-a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom. When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into service, setting the stage for the "several kinds of education"-none of them of the textbook variety-Morris and Rose will bring to Oliver, his three sons, and the rambunctious students in the region's one-room schoolhouse. A paean to a vanished way of life and the eccentric individuals and idiosyncratic institutions that made it fertile, The Whistling Season is Ivan Doig at his evocative best.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Housekeepers -- Fiction, Irrigation projects -- Fiction, Large type books, Montana -- Fiction, Teachers -- Fiction, Western stories, Widowers -- Fiction
title_display The whistling season
title_full The Whistling Season, The whistling season / Ivan Doig, The whistling season [sound recording] / by Ivan Doig, The whistling season [text (large print)] / by Ivan Doig
title_short The whistling season
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters, Fiction, Housekeepers, Irrigation projects, Large type books, Literature, Teachers, Western stories, Widowers