The Dogs of Winter

The Dogs of Winter

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Returning to the California surf and turf of his celebrated first novel, Tapping the Source, the author offers a morality tale featuring a legendary surfer who finds his way past witchcraft, gangsters, insanity, and monster waves to peace. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

A mystic surfing haunt known for its deadly waves and Native American land becomes the site of tragedy when a young Indian boy drowns there, inciting violence on a nearby reservation and drawing a destitute photographer into the obsessive world of surfing

Simon and Schuster
Heart Attacks is California’s last secret spot—the premier mysto surf haunt, the stuff of rumor and legend. The rumors say you must cross Indian land to get there. They tell of hostile locals and shark-infested waters where waves in excess of thirty feet break a mile from shore. For down-and-out photographer Jack Fletcher, the chance to shoot these waves in the company of surfing legend Drew Harmon offers the promise of new beginnings. But Drew is not alone in the northern reaches of the state. His young wife, Kendra, lives there with him. Obsessed with the unsolved murder of a local girl, Kendra has embarked upon a quest of her own, a search for truth—however dark that truth may prove to be.

The Dogs of Winter is a portrait of two men and an appealing yet troubled young woman set against an unforgettable background of stark and violent beauty.

Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1997.
ISBN: 9780684826479
068482647X
9780671793340
0671793349
Branch Call Number: NUN
Characteristics: 363 p. ; 24 cm.

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