Prairie nocturne : a novel
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New York : Scribner, 2003.
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Aurora Hills Adult Fiction
F DOIG
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Susan Duff - the bossy, indomitable schoolgirl with a silver voice from the pages of Doig's most popular work, Dancing at the Rascal Fair - has reached middle age alone, teaching voice lessons to the progeny of Helena's high society. Wesley Williamson - business scion of a cattle-empire family - has fallen from the heights of gubernatorial aspirations, forced out of a public career by political foes who uncovered his love affair with Susan. Years later, Susan is taken off guard when Wes arrives at her door with an unusual request: to train his chauffeur, Monty, in the ways of voice and performance.Prairie Nocturne is the saga of these three people and their interlocked destinies. Monty is distantly known to Susan from their childhoods in the Two Medicine country, yet an enforced stranger because of the racial divide. When she realizes he possesses a singing voice of rare splendor, Susan joins Wes's Pygmalion-like project to launch Monty on a performing career - only to find the full force of the Ku Klux Klan in their way. As Monty and Susan overcome treacherous obstacles, Wes's mysterious motives unsettle everyone, including himself, and the trio's crossed fates form a deeply longitudinal novel that raises everlasting questions of allegiance, the grip of the past, and the costs of career and passion.
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Book
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371 pages ; 24.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0743201353
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APA Citation (style guide)

Doig, I. (2003). Prairie nocturne: a novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Doig, Ivan. 2003. Prairie Nocturne: A Novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Doig, Ivan, Prairie Nocturne: A Novel. New York: Scribner, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Doig, Ivan. Prairie Nocturne: A Novel. New York: Scribner, 2003. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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