Satori Ranch [NOOK Book]

Overview

A decrepit 1965 Volkswagen Microbus is discovered in a marijuana patch at Satori Ranch, an abandoned Oregon commune. Inside the bus are scattered human bones, determined by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department to be those of John and Mary Beth Brooke, who disappeared thirty years ago. Their daughter, painter and environmental activist Trout Brooke, is compelled to seek the cause of her hippie parents' deaths. As she digs into Satori Ranch?s history, it becomes clear that dark events led to the deaths, as well ...
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Satori Ranch

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Overview

A decrepit 1965 Volkswagen Microbus is discovered in a marijuana patch at Satori Ranch, an abandoned Oregon commune. Inside the bus are scattered human bones, determined by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department to be those of John and Mary Beth Brooke, who disappeared thirty years ago. Their daughter, painter and environmental activist Trout Brooke, is compelled to seek the cause of her hippie parents' deaths. As she digs into Satori Ranch’s history, it becomes clear that dark events led to the deaths, as well as the desertion of the lovingly-built homestead that had supported twenty people in supposedly idyllic counterculture style. As she travels to meet and question the Ranchers, now scattered across the country from Boston to Berkeley, Brook's determined search into the past results in danger to herself, with murder looming large as the explanation for the loss of her family. A murder mystery set partially in America’s ‘60s counterculture -- a rich and unsettled time in history -- Satori Ranch explores how parents’ past ideals can spill into their children’s present. Satori Ranch follows a strong lone woman pursuing answers about her past as she tracks down a murderer.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013012936
  • Publisher: Mary Frisbee
  • Publication date: 9/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 62,266
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Mary Frisbee was born and raised in Montana. Currently professor of art at the University of Northern Iowa, she is the author of Visual Workouts: a collection of artmaking problems. Her work in drawing, metals/jewelry, mixed-media sculpture, and installation sculpture has been exhibited extensively in over eighty national and international exhibitions, including twenty solo exhibitions, and her work is in the collection of the British Museum. Along with her husband and cats, Frisbee divides her time between Iowa and the Oregon coast. She is currently working on the next Trout Brooke mystery.
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  • Posted November 8, 2011

    Great Book. Must Read!

    This book is hard to put down. The mystery keeps you interested in the story and makes you want to keep reading it. great descriptions and the character of Trout Brooke is very intriguing

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted October 2, 2013

    Outhouse

    Need i say more?

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Satori Ranch is a curio cabinet of a book, filled with as many i

    Satori Ranch is a curio cabinet of a book, filled with as many interesting objects as The Whole Earth Catalog, pages of which are inserted between chapters. Detailed descriptions sometimes overwhelm the forward momentum of this packed novel, though they often provide helpful insight into characters. Mary Frisbee has laid herself some solid ground from which to launch her next Trout Brooke mystery.

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