Returning to Earth

Author(s): Jim Harrison


In his universally-praised book, Harrison has delivered a masterpiece--a tender, profound, and magnificent novel about life, death, and the possibility of finding redemption in unlikely places.


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"[Harrison's] books glisten with love of the world, and are as grounded as Thoreau's in the particulars of American place--its rivers and thickets, its highways and taverns. Bawdily and with unrelenting gusto, Harrison's 40 years of writing explores what constitutes a good life, both aesthetically and morally, on this planet. . . . Quietly magnificent . . . A luminous, sad calm pervades this novel. . . . [An] extraordinary valediction to mourning. It sharpens one's appetite for life even at its darkest." --Will Blythe, "The New York Times Book Review"
"Time, memory, and the land all play key roles in Harrison's remarkable new novel. . . . A deeply felt meditation on life and death, nature and God, this is one of Harrison's finest works."--"Library Journal" (starred review)
"Jim Harrison is a writer with a bear in him. Fearless, a top predator, omnivorous, he consumes all manner of literature and history and philosophy while walking the North Woods, fishing in stre

General Fields

  • : 9780802143310
  • : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • : Grove Press
  • : September 2007
  • : 209mm X 139mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jim Harrison
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 813.54
  • : 280