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The Resource The whistling season, Ivan Doig

The whistling season, Ivan Doig

Label
The whistling season
Title
The whistling season
Statement of responsibility
Ivan Doig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1909, struggling to farm his remote homestead and raise three sons, widower Oliver Milliron despreately needs help. A housekeeper's ad in a Milwaukee newspaper, "Can't cook but doesn't bite," leads him to hire her site unseen. When perky Rose Llewellyn arrives, she brings her brainy brother, Morris. Though Rose whistles through her work at the Milliron house, and Morris becomes teacher at the one-room school, these two newcomers conceal a past that is colorful and infamous
Member of
Summary
Hired as a housekeeper to work on the early 1900s Montana homestead of widower Oliver Milliron, the irreverent Rose and her brother, Morris, endeavor to educate the widower's sons while witnessing local efforts on a massive irrigation project
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2007.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
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143293
Cataloging source
DLC
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Doig, Ivan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.O415
LC item number
W48 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Morrie Morgan series
Series volume
1
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  • Brothers and sisters
  • Irrigation projects
  • Housekeepers
  • Teachers
  • Widowers
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/01/23/the-whistling-season-by-ivan-doig/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
345 pages
Isbn
9780151012374
Lccn
2005025457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
61456637
Label
The whistling season, Ivan Doig
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/01/23/the-whistling-season-by-ivan-doig/
Publication
Copyright
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
345 pages
Isbn
9780151012374
Lccn
2005025457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
61456637

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