The Resource Gifted : a novel, John Daniel, (electronic resource)

Gifted : a novel, John Daniel, (electronic resource)

Label
Gifted : a novel
Title
Gifted
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Daniel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henry Fielder, solitary and unmoored in his thirties, runs into an old lover and finds himself ready to tell the story he has harbored for two decades. He is fifteen, in rural western Oregon, enduring a year of sorrows. His mother has died, his father is physically abusive, and his extraordinary spiritual affinity for the wild lives of his native country seems to desert him. An older couple, retiring to the area from California, offer solace and expanded cultural horizons but set him further at odds with his millworker father. The abuse escalates, and ultimately a natural disaster catalyzes a crisis in which father and son betray each other and Henry sets out on a trek through the backcountry of the Oregon Coast Range, seeking to understand what has happened and to forge a new sense of self. A Huck Finn of the modern age, Henry is portrayed with a directness and clarity that pulls readers through the environmental dynamics of the Pacific Northwest. In stark yet beautiful prose that highlights his long tenure as a nature writer, Daniel creates an odyssey that explores the spiritual dimensions and deeply entangled pains and pleasures of belonging to the human domain and the natural world of which it is part. Set in the mid-1990's, when environmentalists and timber communities warred over the future of the last Northwestern old-growth forests, Gifted is the story of a young man with a metaphysical imagination-naïve yet wise, gifted yet ordinary-who comes of age under harsh circumstances, negotiating the wildness of his home country, of his human relationships, and of the emerging complexities of his own being
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1948-
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Daniel, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Oregon
  • Fathers and sons
Target audience
adult
Label
Gifted : a novel, John Daniel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11870388
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11870388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11870388
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11870388
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gifted : a novel, John Daniel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11870388
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11870388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11870388
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11870388
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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