The Resource Painted horses, Malcolm Brooks, (ebook)

Painted horses, Malcolm Brooks, (ebook)

Label
Painted horses
Title
Painted horses
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Brooks
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid-1950s, America was flush with prosperity and saw an unbroken line of progress clear to the horizon, while the West was still very much wild. In this ambitious, incandescent debut, Malcolm Brooks animates that time and untamed landscape, in a tale of the modern and the ancient, of love and fate, and of heritage threatened by progress. Catherine Lemay is a young archaeologist on her way to Montana, with a huge task before her a canyon as deep as the "devil's own appetites." Working ahead of a major dam project, she has one summer to prove nothing of historical value will be lost in the flood. From the moment she arrives, nothing is familiar the vastness of the canyon itself mocks the contained, artifact-rich digs in post-Blitz London where she cut her teeth. And then there's John H, a former mustanger and veteran of the US Army's last mounted cavalry campaign, living a fugitive life in the canyon. John H inspires Catherine to see beauty in the stark landscape, and her heart opens to more than just the vanished past. Painted Horses sends a dauntless young woman on a heroic quest, sings a love song to the horseman's vanishing way of life, and reminds us that love and ambition, tradition and the future, often make strange bedfellows. It establishes Malcolm Brooks as an extraordinary new talent
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brooks, Malcolm
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Women archaeologists
  • Horsemen and horsewomen
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
Painted horses, Malcolm Brooks, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802192608
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12270126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12270126
System control number
MWT12270126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Painted horses, Malcolm Brooks, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802192608
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12270126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12270126
System control number
MWT12270126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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