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THIS HOUSE OF SKY Landscapes of a Western Mind

by | Read by Ivan Doig

Biography & Memoir • 3 hrs. • Abridged • © 1989

This is the endearing story of a Montana man's reflections of growing up during a tumultuous, yet enlightening, time in history when life was slower, the landscape was environmentally protected, neighbors more supportive, and a boy's imagination could flourish. Doig describes in detail his mother and father's devotion for him and each other, and paints vivid portraits of a tightly knit family living in a rugged terrain and struggling for survival. After his mother's death, times got tougher, and Doig's portrayal of his dad's difficulties are touching. Poetic interludes are charming and contrast interestingly with Doig's portrayal of a wild and rugged Montana and its curious inhabitants. This unusual and beautifully expressed autobiography is a stunning work of art. B.J.P. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/MAR 01]



Retail pak • HighBridge Audio • 2000

CS ISBN 1565113802 $18.95 • Two cassettes

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