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The sky fisherman

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        StatementHoughton Mifflin
        PublishersHoughton Mifflin
        LC Classifications1995
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 103 p. :
        Number of Pages65
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100395677246

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The author retells the ancient struggle between whites and Native Americans for cherished territory. The boy, Culver, his twice-married mother, and his charismatic uncle Jake are shadowed by the death of Culver's father in a fishing accident.

His well-defined characters pull us quickly into small-town life. Combining the familial loyalties and betrayals of Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It with the dead-on perfect ear for western dialect and local ritual of Thomas McGuane's Northing but Blue Skies, he presents a story that is both fresh and powerful.

It reminded me once again of just how welcome you can feel in the midst of a novel. Lesley is an empathetic force in fiction.

And as in any great American novel, a young man comes The sky fisherman terms with his own flawed heritage. and through them we discover another character, a wild river that runs through this wonderful novel like a great The sky fisherman.

Lesley's biblical, metaphoric invocations of fire and water are powerfully drawn. The lives of young Culver, his twice-married mother, and his charismatic uncle Jake have been always overshadowed by the death of Culver's father in a fishing accident.

When a suspicious fire destroys the town mill and three murders occur, Culver is engulfed by the dangers he finds lurking in the place he'd come to call home. It is a story that stays with you and grows between silences.

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See details for description of any imperfections. Laced with the solace of the great outdoors and the spirituality of the Indians on the local reservation, The Sky Fisherman is set in a small town in the Northwest, where the interwoven currents of love, death, and a boy's coming of age flow swiftly below a surface life of hard work and confrontation with the forces of nature.

With his third novel, Craig Lesley comes into his own as an important American writer.