A NovelBook - 2010
" ... Brings a town to life through the jumbled lives and braided stories of its people"--Publisher description.
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This novel features an omniscient narrator and dozens of characters living in [fictional] Neawanaka, a small coastal Oregon town. For example, a 12-year-old has a terrible bike accident in the woods and is rescued by a bear. His grandfather, Worried Man, is able to sense others' pain even from a... Read More »
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Mink River is an imaginary small town on the Oregon coast with some poetic characters. There is a plot, but most of the salty joy from reading this comes from getting to know eccentric characters. If you have been a fan of some of Ken Kesey's depictions of coastal Oregonians, you will recognize some echoes in this village. The story unfolds with a bit of magic realism, and a lot of humor. Drink it in - like you would the view of an ocean vista in a rainstorm.
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