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Farther Along

Harington, Donald (Book - 2008 )
Farther Along
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"He wants to get away from it all. Despite a satisfying career as chief curator of a museum devoted to the vanished American past, he finds he himself wants to vanish. So with the help of a book on the life and culture of a vanished tribe of Indians known as Bluff-dwellers, he takes up residence in the wilderness of the Ozark mountains, with only a dog for company and only an atlatl - a primitive spear thrower - to provide him with his supper. He makes the acquaintance of a young moonshiner who keeps him supplied abundantly with corn liquor. But after six years of this life he realizes that what he is actually trying to get away from is himself. Two women try to save him from drinking himself to death: an elderly widow who was once the postmistress of the abandoned town down in the valley, and a lovely but mysterious redhead who may or may not be the incarnation of the mistress of the fabled man who had founded the town ages ago."--BOOK JACKET.
Authors: Harington, Donald
Title: Farther along
Publisher: New Milford, Conn. : Toby Press, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 225 p. :,fasc. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Donald Harington
ISBN: 9781592642175
1592642179
Branch Call Number: FICTION HARINGTON
Subject Headings: Museum curators Psychology Fiction Solitude Fiction Escape (Psychology) Fiction Ozark Mountains Fiction
Topical Term: Museum curators
Solitude
Escape (Psychology)
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A nameless curator of American antiquities, seeks refuge from a devastating divorce in the wilderness of the Ozark mountains where he installs himself in a cave with only a dog for company and a primitive spear to provide his supper.


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