If Not for This

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Red Hen Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.7 X 7.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781597095389
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About the Author

Pete Fromm is a four-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Literary Award for the novels As Cool As I Am and How All This Started, a story collection, Dry Rain, and a memoir, Indian Creek Chronicles. His new novel is If Not For This. The film version of As Cool As I Am, starring Claire Danes, James Marsden, and Sarah Bolger, was released in June of 2013. He is the author of four other short story collections and has published over two hundred stories in magazines. A core faculty member at Pacific University s Low Residency MFA Program, he has a degree in wildlife biology from the University of Montana and worked for years as a river ranger in Grand Teton National Park. He lives with his family in Montana, where he can often be seen walking underneath his canoe to the river.
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Reviews

"What do you do when you get everything you most desire in this life, but getting through every day requires you to be a superhero? In Pete Fromm's smart, gorgeous, uplifting and heartbreaking new novel, "If Not For This, " you consider yourself damn lucky."
--Bonnie Jo Campbell

""If Not For This" is a terrific novel, poignant as hell, but feisty, funny, and romantic, too. Pete Fromm is a powerful, lucid writer, a perfect guide to the unpredictable rivers and people of the interior West, to their deep channels and breathtaking turns."
--Jess Walter

"Here, brave and unabashed, is a novel about love, two sweet droll people who become a family, and then--brave and unabashed--real trouble magnifies everything. In "If Not For This", Pete Fromm brings us a rich, deeply felt book, so full of kindness and kind people that it's an absolute phenomenon."
--Ron Carlson, author of "Return to Oakpine"

"What do you do when you get everything you most desire in this life, but getting through every day requires you to be a superhero? In Pete Fromm's smart, gorgeous, uplifting and heartbreaking new novel, "If Not For This, " you consider yourself damn lucky."
--Bonnie Jo Campbell
"If Not For This" is a terrific novel, poignant as hell, but feisty, funny, and romantic, too. Pete Fromm is a powerful, lucid writer, a perfect guide to the unpredictable rivers and people of the interior West, to their deep channels and breathtaking turns.
Jess Walter
Here, brave and unabashed, is a novel about love, two sweet droll people who become a family, and thenbrave and unabashedreal trouble magnifies everything. In "If Not For This," Pete Fromm brings us a rich, deeply felt book, so full of kindness and kind people that it s an absolute phenomenon.
Ron Carlson, author of "Return to Oakpine"
What do you do when you get everything you most desire in this life, but getting through every day requires you to be a superhero? In Pete Fromm s smart, gorgeous, uplifting and heartbreaking new novel, "If Not For This, "you consider yourself damn lucky.
Bonnie Jo Campbell"
If Not For This is a terrific novel, poignant as hell, but feisty, funny, and romantic, too. Pete Fromm is a powerful, lucid writer, a perfect guide to the unpredictable rivers and people of the interior West, to their deep channels and breathtaking turns.
Jess Walter
Here, brave and unabashed, is a novel about love, two sweet droll people who become a family, and thenbrave and unabashedreal trouble magnifies everything. In If Not For This, Pete Fromm brings us a rich, deeply felt book, so full of kindness and kind people that it s an absolute phenomenon.
Ron Carlson, author of Return to Oakpine
What do you do when you get everything you most desire in this life, but getting through every day requires you to be a superhero? In Pete Fromm s smart, gorgeous, uplifting and heartbreaking new novel, If Not For This, you consider yourself damn lucky.
Bonnie Jo Campbell"