Sweet Thunder

Sweet Thunder

Large Print - 2013
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When he inherits a fixer-upper mansion from a former boss, Morrie Morgan returns to Butte, Montana, to be editor of the "Thunder," a fledgling union newspaper that dares to play David to the ruthless Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning, 2013
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410461339
1410461335
Branch Call Number: L FICTION DOIG 2013
Characteristics: 485 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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okinpa
Sep 14, 2015

Ivan Doig has been one of my favorite writers. He tried to be funny in this one. He isn't funny.

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EmilyEm
Dec 01, 2013

Morrie Morgan and new wife Grace are back in Butte, living in the Sandison mansion and with Morrie at work on the labor-supportive newspaper, the Thunder. Labor shenanigans drive the plot of this tale with lots of verbal skirmishes from Morrie, the editorial writer.

I like the characters in this now third book with Morrie center stage. This one fell a little short for me with all the old-time news writing, although there?s much to love with the literary references between Morrie and the book-loving library director Sandison. Doig knows and loves the West; so do I.

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