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Stone Junction by Jim Dodge
  

Stone Junction

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Synopsis

Stone Junction by Jim Dodge

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'It is a non-stop take, making you laugh, cry and wonder. The characters are excellent and even though you know you that many of the events are genuinely impossible, it feels completely believable thoughout.' - Highland News Group

About the Author

Jim Dodge is the author of three novels - Fup, Not Fade Away and Stone Junction - and a collection of poetry and short prose, Rain on the River. He lives on an isolated ranch in western Sonoma County and has been by turns an apple picker, a carpet layer, a teacher, a professional gambler, a shepherd for five years and a woodcutter. He currently works as an environmental restorer - primarily tree planting, log-jam removal and erosion control.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2011

Author

Jim Dodge

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Publisher

Canongate Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780857861863

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