At first, the self-declared great leader seems merely a harmless oddball, but as Sunderson and his unlikely sixteen-year-old sidekick dig deeper, they find him more intelligent and sinister than they realized. Rapturously received by critics and enthusiastically embraced by readers, The Great Leader is an enthralling, blackly comic take on the detective story that follows a retired detective in hilarious and bold pursuit of a sinister cult leader.
The Great Leader: A Faux Mystery #ad - Detective sunderson is on the verge of retirement when he begins to investigate a hedonistic cult that has set up camp near his home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. But sunderson’s demons are also in pursuit of him. Rich with character, the great leader is at once a gripping American odyssey and the poignant story of a man grappling with age, unexpected twists, lost love, and Harrison’s trademark wry wit, and his own darker nature.
The Big Seven Faux MysteryGrove Press #ad - Sunderson must struggle with the evil within himself and the greater, more expansive evil of his neighbor. Harrison is an old master, here on top of his game. And a somewhat raffish charm, like Harrison’s, doesn’t hurt. The cleveland Plain DealerWhimsical and bawdy fun. Such is harrison’s gift for conveying human consciousness and all its vexing diversions and understatements and circular thoughts.
New york times book reviewa national bestseller from one of our most renowned and popular authors, The Big Seven finds Detective Sunderson settling into a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where he soon realizes that his neighbors may be as dangerous as any maniac he faced in his cop days.
The Big Seven Faux Mystery #ad - A family of outlaws, armed to the teeth, the Ameses have local law enforcement too intimidated to take them on. Harrison’s writing is always exhilarating. Sunderson doesn’t disappoint. Seattle timesthe pleasures of The Big Seven are found most often in Sunderson’s troubled, heavily marinated meditations.
. Then sunderson’s cleaning lady, is murdered, a comely young Ames woman, and black sheep brother Lemuel Ames seeks Sunderson’s advice on a crime novel he’s writing which may not be fiction. Harrison is maybe a little bit like.
The English Major: A NovelGrove Press #ad - His adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high-school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a snake farm” in Arizona owned by an old classmate, and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer who has just bought an apartment over the Presidio in San Francisco.
It used to be cliff and Vivian and now it isn’t. With these words, jim harrison begins a riotous, moving novel that sends a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, on a road trip across America. Now in paperback, jim harrison’s riotous and moving cross-country novel, is the map of a man’s journey into, and out of, The English Major, himself.
The English Major: A Novel #ad - Grove Press. Cliff is armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds, the latter of which have been unjustly saddled with white men’s banal monikers up until now. It is vintage harrisonreflective, big-picture American, and replete with wicked wit.
True NorthGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. He and his sister cynthia, a firecracker who scandalizes the family at fourteen by taking up with the son of their Finnish-Native American gardener, are mostly left to make their own way. An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family's desecration of the earth, and his own father's more personal violations, Jim Harrison's True North is a beautiful and moving novel that speaks to the territory in our hearts that calls us back to our roots.
True North #ad - The scion of a family of wealthy timber barons, David Burkett has grown up with a father who is a malevolent force and a mother made vague and numb by alcohol and pills. Novel Jim Harrison. As david comes to adulthood-often guided and enlightened by the unforgettable, intractable, courageous women he loves-he realizes he must come to terms with his forefathers' rapacious destruction of the woods of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, as well as the working people who made their wealth possible.
Jim harrison has given us a family tragedy of betrayal, amends, and justice for the worst sins. True north is a bravura performance from one of our finest writers, humor, accomplished with deep humanity, and redemptive soul.
FarmerGrove Press #ad - Forced to choose between two loversone a younger woman, the other his beautiful childhood friendhe must also decide whether or not to stay on the farm or finally seek the wider, more broader horizons he has avoided all his life. The new york times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, and Returning to EarthJim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, non-fiction, Dalva, and poetryincluding Legends of the Fall, adored by both readers and critics.
Grove Press. In farmer, he tells the story of Joseph, a forty-three-year-old farmer-schoolteacher who suddenly finds himself at a crossroads. Novel Jim Harrison. Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, and for new readers, storytelling, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, and evocation of the natural world.
WolfGrove Press #ad - Novel Jim Harrison. Praised as a raunchy, angry, funny, swaggering, cocksure book. The new york times book review, wolf tells the story of a man who―after too many nameless women and drunken nights―leaves Manhattan to roam the wilderness of northern Michigan, hoping to catch a glimpse of the rare wolves that prowl that territory.
Wolf #ad - Grove Press. The new york times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, Dalva, and poetryincluding Legends of the Fall, and Returning to EarthJim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, non-fiction, adored by both readers and critics. Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, storytelling, and for new readers, and evocation of the natural world.
Legends of the FallGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. New york times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed writers. Novel Jim Harrison. Moving from the raw landscape of early twentieth-century montana to the blood-drenched European battlefields of World War I and back again to Montana, Harrison’s powerful story explores the theme of revenge and the actions to which people resort when their lives or goals are threatened, painting an unforgettable portrait of the twentieth-century man.
Legends of the Fall #ad - Also including the novellas revenge” and the man who Gave Up His Name, ” Legends of the Fall confirms Jim Harrison’s reputation as one of the finest American voices of his generation. Grove Press. The classic legends of the fall is Harrison at his most memorable: a striking collection of novellas written with exceptional brilliance and a ferocious love of life.
The title novella, legends of the fall”which was made into the film of the same nameis an epic, moving tale of three brothers fighting for justice in a world gone mad.
A Good Day to DieGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. Novel Jim Harrison. A good day to die is an unrelenting tour de force, and a dark exploration of what it means to live beyond the pale in contemporary America. His novel a good day to die centers on an unlikely trio: a poet with a tendency to lapse into beatific reveries of superb fishing in cold, fast streams; a Vietnam vet consumed by uppers, downers, and violence; and a girl who loved only one of themat first.
Harrison’s perceptions are jagged and cutting. Returning harrison fans will be ecstatic to find this in print once again, and for new readers, storytelling, this work serves as the perfect introduction to Harrison’s remarkable insight, and evocation of the natural world. A remarkably well-plotted story.
A Good Day to Die #ad - Christopher lehmann-haupt, the new york timesthe new york times bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, and Returning to EarthJim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, Dalva, and poetryincluding Legends of the Fall, non-fiction, adored by both readers and critics.
Grove Press. With plans conceived during the madness of one long drunken night, the three of them leave Florida, driving west to buy a case of dynamite, determined to save the Grand Canyon from a dam they believe is about to be built. Mr.
The Road HomeWashington Square Press #ad - In one of jim harrison’s greatest works, five members of the Northridge family narrate the tangled epic of their history on the expanses of the Nebraska plains. As the family grapples with the mysterious forces that both pull them apart and draw them inextricably back together, they must come to term with life's greatest and hardest lessons: the deception of passion, the pain of love, the vitality of art, and the supplication to nature's generosity and fury.
Grove Press. They strive to understand their fates, to reconcile with demons of the past, to live in accordance with the land and to die with grace. The road home lies in the shadows of manifest Destiny and Wounded Knee; it is etched into the landscape of an old man's memory and into the stubborn dreams of a young man's heart.
The Road Home #ad - Grove Press. Novel Jim Harrison.
Brown Dog: NovellasGrove Press #ad - Of course, the flip side of this is that he’s never far from catastrophe. Grove Press. What harrison does on every page of Brown Dog is have fun. Grove Press. The great project of life, he reminds us, is to sit still long enough to appreciate it. Anthony doerr, the new York Times Book ReviewBrown Dog is. Overindulging in food, and women while just scraping by, drink, B.
D. Novel Jim Harrison. It is the ideal introduction or reintroduction to Harrison’s irresistible everyman. Grove Press. Not simply for the sake of delight but because he believes delight is as close to sublimity as humans can get. The collection culminates with He Dog, ” written for this book, which finds B.
Brown Dog: Novellas #ad - D. Wandering los Angeles in search of a stolen bearskin. Vividly, evocatively, alive.
The Big Seven Faux MysteryGrove Press #ad - His darkly comic follow-up, the big seven, sends Detective Sunderson to confront his new neighbors, a gun-nut family who live outside the law in rural Michigan. Detective sunderson has fled troubles on the home front and bought himself a hunting cabin in a remote area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Grove Press.
No sooner has he settled in than he realizes his new neighbors are creating even more havoc than the Great Leader did. Grove Press. Sunderson must struggle with the evil within himself and the far greater, more expansive evil of his neighbor. In a story shot through with wit, bedlam, and sunderson’s attempts to enumerate and master the seven deadly sins, The Big Seven is a superb reminder of why Jim Harrison is one of America’s most irrepressible writers.
The Big Seven Faux Mystery #ad - Grove Press. A family of outlaws, armed to the teeth, the Ameses have local law enforcement too intimidated to take them on. Novel Jim Harrison. Grove Press. Then sunderson’s cleaning lady, a comely young Ames woman, is murdered, and black sheep brother Lemuel Ames seeks Sunderson’s advice on a crime novel he’s writing which may not be fiction.
Jim harrison is one of our most renowned and popular authors, The Great Leader, and his last novel, was one of the most successful in a decorated career: it appeared on the New York Times extended bestseller list, and was a national bestseller with rapturous reviews.