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Buffalo Coat
     

Buffalo Coat

by Carol Ryrie Brink, Mary E. Reed (Foreword by)
 
Originally published in 1944, Carol Brink's first adult novel, Buffalo Coat, has become a classic of Northwest literature. Three doctors came to Opportunity (Moscow), Idaho, in the 1890s, drawn by the town-name's promise. All attained their private objectives and financial success in the community, symbolized by owning a great buffalo coat to wear through the bitter

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Originally published in 1944, Carol Brink's first adult novel, Buffalo Coat, has become a classic of Northwest literature. Three doctors came to Opportunity (Moscow), Idaho, in the 1890s, drawn by the town-name's promise. All attained their private objectives and financial success in the community, symbolized by owning a great buffalo coat to wear through the bitter winters. And yet for these men there was irony in the name Opportunity, since each of their lives ended in tragedy.

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Originally published in 1944, Buffalo Coat was the first adult novel written by Idaho writer Brink (her Caddie Woodlawn won the Newberry Award for the outstanding book of children's literature in 1936), as well as the first in a trilogy about northern Idaho and eastern Washington. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780874220957
Publisher:
Washington State University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Washington State University Press Reprint Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
421
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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