Red Earth, White Earth
By (author) Will Weaver
Red Earth, White Earth by Will Weaver
Book DescriptionHaving fled his family's farm at eighteen with a promise never to return, Guy Pehrsson is drawn back into his past when he receives his grandfather's ominous letter, "Trouble here. Come home when you can." He returns to discover a place both wholly familiar and barely recognisable and is cast into the centre of an interracial land dispute with the exigencies of war. Widely acclaimed when first published in the eighties, the timeless novel "Red Earth, White Earth" showcases Will Weaver's rough ease with language and storytelling, frankly depicting life's uneven terrain and crooked paths.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780873515559
(140mm x 215mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Will Weaver
Survivors, Paperback (March 2013)
Sixteen-year-old Miles, thirteen-year-old Sarah, and their parents find themselves changing in many ways as they struggle to survive winter in a remote cabin, while keeping anyone in the nearby town from learning they are living there illegally after the devastation of volcanic eruptions drove them from their Minneapolis home.
Memory Boy, Paperback / softback (March 2012)
Weaver takes readers on a futuristic "Swiss Family Robinson" journey. After cataclysmic volcanic explosions, Miles Newell and his family must leave their home in Minneapolis before they, too, become victims of the violence.
Libraries of Minnesota, Hardback (April 2011)
From cosy structures near small-town parks to impressive buildings in metropolitan downtowns, public libraries stand at the centre of community and learning in Minnesota's landscape. This title celebrates these architectural icons and the joy of reading they have inspired in Minnesotans, present and past.
Last Hunter, Hardback (October 2010)» View all books by Will Weaver
Minnesota's Will Weaver has been a hunter since he was a young boy. Hunting frames Weaver's childhood memories, his relationship with his father, and his own definition of self. In this book, his heartfelt rendering sweeps us along on a family journey from an isolated North Dakota farm 'built around a fork and shovel' to post-modern America.
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Author Biography - Will Weaver
Will Weaver is an award-winning author whose works include A Gravestone Made of Wheat, which won the Minnesota Book Award for fiction, and a forthcoming novel, Full Service. He is a professor of English at Bemidji State University.
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