Wild Life (Reissue)

Molly Gloss (Author)
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Description

In 1905, a cigar-smoking, feminist writer of popular adventure novels for women encounters Bigfoot in Molly Gloss's best loved novel----"never has there been a more authentic, persuasive, or moving evocation of this elusive legend: a masterpiece" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

Set among lava sinkholes and logging camps at the fringe of the Northwest frontier in the early 1900s, Wild Life is the story--both real and imagined--of the free-thinking, cigar-smoking, trouser-wearing Charlotte Bridger Drummond, who pens dime-store women's adventure stories. One day, when a little girl gets lost in the woods, Charlotte anxiously joins the search. When she becomes lost in the dark and tangled woods, she finds herself face to face with a mysterious band of mountain giants...or more commonly known as Sasquatch.

With great assurance and skill, Molly Gloss blends "heady cerebral satisfactions, gorgeous prose, and page-turning adventure" (Karen Joy Fowler, bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves), and puts a new spin on a classic piece of American folklore.

Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Gallery / Saga Press
Publish Date
February 05, 2019
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.9 X 8.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781534414990
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About the Author

Molly Gloss is a fourth-generation Oregonian who now lives in Portland on the west side of the Tualatin Hills. She is the author of five novels: The Jump-Off Creek, The Dazzle of Day, Wild Life, The Hearts of Horses, and Falling from Horses, and one collection of stories, Unforseen. Her awards include the Oregon Book Award, a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award, the PEN West Fiction Prize, the James Tiptree Jr. Award, and a Whiting Writers Award; and her short story, "Lambing Season" was a finalist for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Her work often concerns the landscape, literature, mythology, and life of the American West.