Barkskins a novel
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.
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Hermitage - Adult Large Print
Fiction Proulx Large Type
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Large Print
Edition
Large print edition.
Physical Desc
907 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Street Date
1606.
Language
English
ISBN
9781410490896, 1410490890

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"Bark Skins open in New France in the late 18th century as Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman makes his way from Northern France to the homeland to seek a living. Bound to a "seigneur" for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship and violence, always in awe of the forest he is charged with clearing. In the course of this epic novel, Proulx tells the stories of Rene's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, as well as the descendants of his friends and foes, as they travel back to Europe, to China, to New England, always in quest of a livelihood or fleeing stunningly brutal conditions--war, pestilence, Indian attacks, the revenge of rivals. Proulx's inimitable genius is her creation of characters who are so vivid--in their greed, lust, vengefulness, or their simple compassion and hope--that we follow them with fierce attention. This is Proulx's most ambitious novel ever, and her master work"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Proulx, A. (2016). Barkskins: a novel. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Proulx, Annie. 2016. Barkskins: A Novel. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Proulx, Annie, Barkskins: A Novel. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Proulx, Annie. Barkskins: A Novel. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2016. Print.

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