Multcolib Picks: While you wait for... Mink River

Returning to Earth
Returning to Earth By Harrison, Jim (Book - 2007 ) FICTION HARRISON Available in some locations

Annotation:A dying man struggles to pass his stories along to his grief-stricken children, while celebrating the Chippewa heritage that has informed his life.

The Hearts of Horses
The Hearts of Horses By Gloss, Molly (Book - 2007 ) FICTION GLOSS All copies in use Availability details Holds: 5 on 11 copies

Annotation:A young woman sells herself as a 'horse gentler' and begins working for an eastern Oregon community while many of the young men are away fighting in World War I.

Divisadero By Ondaatje, Michael (Book - 2007 ) FICTION ONDAATJE Available in some locations

Annotation:An act of violence propels three people out of their home in the hills of Northern California and into the wide world.

The Man Who Fell in Love With the Moon
The Man Who Fell in Love With the Moon A Novel By Spanbauer, Tom (Book - 1991 ) FICTION SPANBAUER 1991 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 13 copies

Annotation:The world of the west of the late 1800s, as seen through the eyes of a half-Indian, bisexual boy who lives.

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven By Alexie, Sherman (Book - 2005 ) FICTION ALEXIE 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:In 22 related stories, Alexie paints a picture of a life on the 'rez' that is at turns tragic and comic.

The Plague of Doves
The Plague of Doves By Erdrich, Louise (Book - 2008 ) FICTION ERDRICH Available in some locations

Annotation:A small town is haunted by the violence and tragedy of its past.

Ricochet River
Ricochet River By Cody, Robin (Book - 2005 ) FICTION CODY 2005 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Three teens prepare themselves for the greater world after spending their lives in small, Oregon town.

Lean on Pete
Lean on Pete A Novel By Vlautin, Willy (Book - 2010 ) FICTION VLAUTIN 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:When fifteen-year-old Charley finds himself alone in the world, he tries to make a home for himself among the jockeys and horses at the local racetrack.

Mink River
Mink River A Novel By Doyle, Brian (Book - 2010 ) FICTION DOYLE 2010 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 18 on 31 copies
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Mink River combines unforgettable characters, a quintessential northwest setting, and a beautifully layered story. While you wait for it to arrive, take a look at some of these titles.

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