Mink River {Download} ☆ Brian Doyle


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Mink River

Like Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood and Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg Ohio Brian Doyle's stunning fiction debut brings a town to life through the jumbled lives and braided stories of its people In a small fictional town on the Oregon coast there are love affairs and almost love affairs mystery and hilarity bears and tears brawls and boats a garr. The language the writing style the people the philosophy All great I can t help but cry I m crying for the people in the book who died who were lost who were injured I m crying because not everyone dies when they could have I m crying because some people heal Because some children heal And because some people get to have love give love remain in love which is so beautiful to walk among my footsteps causing no distraction I m crying too because for some there is no love I now believe a crow can talk his wise thoughts in perfectly lucid English sentences that bear language can be w

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Field Babies are born A car is cut in half with a saw A river confesses what it's thinking It's the tale of a town written in a distinct and lyrical voice and readers will close the book than a little sad to leave the village of Neawanaka on the wet coast of Oregon beneath the hills that used to boast the biggest trees in the history of the wor. well now wasn t that delicious

Brian Doyle ✓ 2 Summary

Ulous logger and a silent doctor rain and pain Irish immigrants and Salish stories mud and laughter There's a Department of Public Works that gives haircuts and counts insects a policeman addicted to Puccini a philosophizing crow beer and berries An expedition is mounted a crime committed and there's an unbelievably huge picnic on the football. I thought this was going to be a bit chaotic but it wasn t It was certainly the best read of 2020 so far Moses the Crow with his mouthy wisdoms and his courage got me going page after page after page and he wasn t the main character at all Mmmmwait perhaps he was after allHe mourned the death of the elderly nun who rescued him and taught him to communicate He adored psalms Sometimes he maneuvered a few new moves while flying just to feel like an eagle or something else that might fancy him Sometimes in flight he would snap at mosuitoes just to experience what is was like to be a s


10 thoughts on “Mink River

  1. says:

    45 stars Sometimes I think that all people in all times must have had the same joys and sorrows Everyone thinks that the old days were better or that they were harder and that modern times are chaotic and complex or easie

  2. says:

    The language the writing style the people the philosophy? All great I can't help but cry I'm crying for the people in the book who died who were lost who were injured I'm crying because not everyone dies when they could have I'm crying because some people heal Because some children heal And because some people get to have love give love remain in love which is so beautiful to walk among my footsteps causing no distraction I'm cryi

  3. says:

    I haven't enjoyed a book this much in sooooooo long Set in a tiny coastal Oregon town this story is populated with characters who seem to leap off the page and speak their lines directly into your ear they are that real Brian Doyle breaks all

  4. says:

    I thought this was going to be a bit chaotic but it wasn't It was certainly the best read of 2020 so far Moses the Crow with his mouthy wisdoms and his courage got me going page after page after page and he wasn't the main character at all Mmmmwait perhaps he was after allHe mourned the death of the elderly nun who rescued him and taught h

  5. says:

    I meant to write a review of the sprawling novel of America’s Oregon Coast Mink River by Brian Doyle over Thanksgiving

  6. says:

    Neawanaka is a fictitious town on the Oregon coast and this book is filled with short chaptersvignettes telling brief interludes about the various residents and their day to day lives If this hadn't been my book club's monthly pick I probably never have picked up the book and I definitely would not have finished it I had a very difficult time getting into this and half the time I felt myself skimming because nothing w

  7. says:

    How very sublime Mink River has flowed in and out of my life several times over the years I've had other copies in my pos

  8. says:

    This is a novel unlike any other I've read before I think even though for awhile I was reminded of Jon McGregor especially pertaining to some stylistic tics eg lists and no uotation marks for dialogue an omniscient viewpoint and at times this view being one of a bird's eye literally at least in this bookA couple

  9. says:

    well now wasn't that delicious?

  10. says:

    I haven't had this much fun reading a book since I was a teenager and discovered John Irving Because when the death scene

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