The Resource The wind is not a river, Brian Payton

The wind is not a river, Brian Payton

Label
The wind is not a river
Title
The wind is not a river
Statement of responsibility
Brian Payton
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Following the death of his younger brother in Europe, journalist John Easley is determined to find meaning in his loss. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Helen, he heads north to investigate the Japanese invasion of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, a story censored by the U.S. government. While John is accompanying a crew on a bombing run, his plane is shot down over the island of Attu. He survives only to find himself exposed to a harsh and unforgiving wilderness, known as "the birthplace of winds." There, John must battle the elements, starvation, and his own remorse while evading discovery by the Japanese. Alone at home, Helen struggles with the burden of her husband's disappearance. Caught in extraordinary circumstances, in this new world of the missing, she is forced to reimagine who she is--and what she is capable of doing. Somehow, she must find John and bring him home, a quest that takes her into the farthest reaches of the war, beyond the safety of everything she knows."-- Dust jacket flap
  • A husband and wife -- separated by the only battle of World War II to take place on American soil --fight to reunite in Alaska's starkly beautiful Aleutian Islands
Awards note
Readers Choice Nominee 2015.
Cataloging source
CCD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Payton, Brian
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.P39
LC item number
W56 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Wilderness survival
  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska)
Label
The wind is not a river, Brian Payton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780062279972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862000926
  • 379111
  • (OCoLC)ocn862000926
  • 379111
  • 494285
Label
The wind is not a river, Brian Payton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780062279972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862000926
  • 379111
  • (OCoLC)ocn862000926
  • 379111
  • 494285

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