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Dalva by Jim Harrison

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Published by E.P. Dutton/Seymour Lawrence in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nebraska

Subjects:

  • Women -- Nebraska -- Fiction.,
  • Mother and child -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJim Harrison.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A67 D35 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2394786M
ISBN 10052524624X
LC Control Number87024442
OCLC/WorldCa16648695

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  The New York Times Book Review Harrison's storytelling instincts are nearly flawless The people in Dalva reemerge as full-blooded individuals who almost incidentally embody much of the innocence, carelessness, and urgency that played so large a part in the settling of this country. Best of all, perhaps, are Mr. Harrison's descriptions of the land -- the untamed deserts, plains, forests, . A cast of fascinating characters populates the Nebraska farmland where Harrison's fine new novel is set. First among these is Dalva Northridge, a passionate and unconventional woman who, at 45, begins. Adam Dalva’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Tin House, and The Guardian. He teaches Creative Writing at Rutgers /5. "Dalva," by Jim Harrison is a story about Dalva Northridge. She is 45, from Nebraska and decides to search for her illegitimate son who she gave up for adoption. She is a woman who has suffered.