Skookum Summer

Skookum Summer

A Novel of the Pacific Northwest

Book - 2014
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As Skookum Summer begins, the year is 1981, and reporter Tom Dawson slinks back to his tiny Puget Sound hometown after making a disastrous mistake at the LA Times. Working reluctantly at the local weekly, the Big Skookum Echo , Tom is drawn into investigating a powerful logger's murder. As the mystery deepens, the murder exposes the strains on the community as pollution, development, and global change threaten traditional Northwest livelihoods. It also forces Tom to confront his own past and discover what home really means to him. Hart weaves together a gripping and suspenseful plot with richly observed Pacific Northwest history and a vivid picture of a community on the brink of change.
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780295993478
0295993472
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hart 2014
Characteristics: 300 p. ; 24 cm

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