Fiction Books:

Coyote Ridge

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Coyote Ridge by Barb Mihaljevich
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Set beneath the foothills of Fort Collins, Colorado, this beautifully written novel tells first of a tiny fragment of the short grass prairie that historically blanketed much of the American West. A place where water is scarce, soil alkaline, and food hard to come by, the Cathy Fromme Prairie is an old presence unperturbed by the violent collisions of her inhabitants. Life on the prairie is hard. Then come the people. Though the affluent suburban homes that border the prairie lack no amenities, those who live here collide, too. Pat is a widow, who must daily confront her daughter's selfishness. Her neighbours, the Blackburns, apprehensively await the arrival of their first child. Down the street, the town's pre-eminent cardiac surgeon regards his son's desire to act with arrogant disdain. When the doctor is accused of malpractice and the Blackburns' new baby mysteriously disappears, the fragile equilibrium of the entire community implodes. A novel of brilliant parallels, "Coyote Ridge" explores the nature of love, loss, and balance between two worlds. In language as lyrical as notes from a flute, Mihaljevich draws the world of the prairie and world of people closer and closer until the difference between them blurs, then dissipates. What remains are echoes that sound softly, one upon the other, until there is no doubt: what we have here is a song, indeed.

Author Biography

Barb Mihaljevich
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Bright Eagle Publishing
Pages
219
Dimensions
155x230x21
ISBN-13
9780972652803
Product ID
1839899

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...