Dancing at the Rascal Fair

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G.K. Hall , Boston, Mass
Scottish Americans -- Fiction, Large type books, Montana -- Fi

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StatementIvan Doig.
SeriesG.K. Hall large print book series
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LC ClassificationsPS3554.O415 D36 1988b
The Physical Object
Pagination609 p. (large print) ;
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Open LibraryOL2044742M
ISBN 100816145199
LC Control Number88021688
OCLC/WorldCa18192519

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Dancing at the Rascal Fair is part of Doig's Two Medicine trilogy, which follows the fate of the McCaskill family in America. English Creek resumes the trilogy inand Ride With Me, Mariah Montana leaves the McCaskills in Released on: September 11, Apr 17,  · Dancing at the Rascal Fair is part of the Montana, aka McCaskill, trilogy, and although it was written as the second book in that series, it covers the earliest time period, It makes sense to read it first/5().

Sep 11,  · Dancing at the Rascal Fair further establishes its author in the front ranks of contemporary American wrriters. Henry Kaisor Chicago Sun-Times Doig's prose is so muscular and sculpted, so simple and purposeful that I can think only of Edward Hoagland and Wallace Stegner as /5.

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The central volume in Ivan Doig's acclaimed Montana trilogy, Dancing at the Rascal Fair is an authentic saga of the American experience at the turn of this century and a passionate, portrayal of the immigrants who dared to try new lives in the imposing Rocky Mountains.

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Dancing at the Rascal Fair Synopsis Powell's IndieBound Barnes & Noble BAM Amazon iBooks From its opening on the quays of a Scottish port in to its close on a windswept Montana homestead three decades later, this novel is a passionate and authentic chronicle of the American experience.

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ISBN Summary Doig wrote this novel after English Creek as part of his McCaskill trilogy—which also includes Ride with Me, Mariah Montana—but read Dancing at the Rascal Fair first). Dancing at the Rascal Fair Discussion Points.

At the start of the book, Angus thinks back on his and Rob's decision to emigrate from Scotland and wonders what Rob's "deep reasons" were. What do you think. And how does Lucas serve as a symbol of the West's promise and perils.

The novel takes place over 30 years and spans several generations. Dancing at the Rascal Fair Ivan Doig, Author Scribner Book Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Frankfurt Book Fair. London Book Fair. New York Rights Fair. Two Medicine Trilogy by Ivan Doig.

Book 2. Dancing at the Rascal Fair. by Ivan Doig. · Ratings · Reviews · published · 11 editions. Dancing at the Rascal Fair, and Ride With Me, Mariah Montana. by Ivan Doig. · 27 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published · 2 editions. Dancing at the Rascal Fair is the second novel of a trilogy about his fictional McCaskill family and their Two Medicine country.

English Creek () was the first. Dancing at the Rascal Fair by National Book Award nominee Ivan Doig, captures the passion and tenacity of turn-of-the-century immigrants struggling to build new lives amidst Montana’s windswept Rockies. The tale unfolds into a contest of the heart between Anna Ramsay and Angus McCaskill—kept apart by obligations—as they and their stormy kin vie to tame the brutal land.

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The first three Montana novels— English Creek, Dancing at the Rascal Fair, and Ride with Me, Mariah Montana, form the "McCaskill trilogy", covering the first century of Montana statehood from to Ivan Doig Archive [ edit ]Born: June 27,White Sulphur Springs, Montana, U.S.

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Dancing at the Rascal Fair (Book): Doig, Ivan: The settlement of Montana in the late nineteenth century is recounted through the quiet but compelling life of Angus McCaskill, a young Scotsman who travels with his friend Rob Barclay to Montana's Two Medicine Country to homestead.

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What special significance lies in the lyrics of "Dancing at the Rascal Fair," which the author composed to serve as the book's title?

6. Doig believes that "writers of caliber can ground their work in specific land and lingo and yet be writing of that larger country: life.".Dancing at the Rascal Fair races with real vigor and wit and passion.

Lee K. Abbott - New York Times Book Review Doig's prose is so muscular and sculpted, so simple and purposeful that I can think only of Edward Hoagland and Wallace Stegner as Doig's equals.Last Bus to Wisdom Synopsis.

Powell's IndieBound Barnes & Noble BAM Amazon iBooks. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old’s imagination.