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Bucking the sun

a novel

by Ivan Doig

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana
    • Subjects:
    • Montana -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIvan Doig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O415 B83 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination412 p. ;
      Number of Pages412
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL967379M
      ISBN 100684811715
      LC Control Number96003814


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Bucking the sun by Ivan Doig Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal’s most audacious projects—the damming of the Missouri River/5(54).

Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deals most audacious projectsthe damming of the Missouri River/5.

Thus begins Bucking the Sun, a wonderfully suspenseful novel about the Depression era when FDR was president and the New Deal prevailed. Bucking the Sun is a fascinating chronicle of the explosion of construction towns, the building of the mammoth Fort Peck Dam and the displaced Duff family, whose farm is lost and whose legacy is to survive a changing America, amid their tangled love /5(2).

Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal’s most audacious projects—the damming of the Missouri River.4/4(58).

Thus begins Bucking the Sun, a wonderfully suspenseful novel about the Depression era when FDR was president and the New Deal prevailed. Bucking the Sun is a fascinating chronicle of the explosion of construction towns, the building of the mammoth Fort Peck Dam and the displaced Duff family, whose farm is lost and whose legacy is to survive a changing America, amid their tangled love affairs and Released on: Bucking the Sun.

As in Doig's Montana trilogy (Dancing at the Rascal Fair, etc.), here American history forms the vivid backdrop for a flinty family drama. Once again, a group of hardheaded, Scotch-descended Montanans struggle with each other and with nature, this time during the building of the Fort Peck Dam from to Acclaimed for his beloved Montana trilogy, National Book Award finalist Ivan Doig crafts masterful portraits of life in rural Big Sky Country.

Set in the s, Bucking the Sun follows the Duff clan during the construction of the Fort Peck Dam. Hugh Duff is angry that the dam will flood his farm, yet his sons hasten to get jobs working on the project.