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  • 0 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 5 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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21 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library ENG (Text) 33500013294467 New Checked out 12/15/2020
Crookston Public Library ENG (Text) 33500013294459 New On holds shelf -
McIntosh Public Library ENG (Text) 33500013294483 New Checked out 11/27/2020
Moorhead Public Library ENG (Text) 33500013294475 New Checked out 11/27/2020
Rothsay LINK Site ENG (Text) 33500013294491 New Checked out 12/10/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781517910549
  • ISBN: 1517910544
  • Physical Description: 251 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"On a small farm beside a lake in Minnesota’s north woods an old man is waiting for the Rapture, which God has told him will happen in two weeks, on August 19, 1974. When word gets out, Last Days Ranch becomes ground zero for The End, drawing zealots, curiosity seekers, and reporters—among them the prophet’s son, a skeptical New York writer suddenly caught between his overbearing father and the news story of a lifetime. Into the mix comes Melanie Magnus, a glamorous actress who has old allegiances to both father and son. Meanwhile, Nixon’s resignation has transfixed the nation... Lin Enger draws us into these disparate yet inextricably linked lives, each enacting a part in a drama forever being replayed and together moving toward a conclusion that will take all of them—and us—by surprise. "--Dust jacket flap.
Author Notes

Lin Enger has published two previous novels, Undiscovered Country and The High Divide, a finalist for awards from the Midwest Booksellers Association, the Society of Midland Authors, and Reading the West. His stories have been published in literary journals such as Glimmer Train, Ascent, and American Fiction. A graduate of the Iowa Writers&; Workshop, he has received a James Michener Award, a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, and a Jerome travel grant. He teaches English at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Subject: End of the world > Fiction.
Prophecy > Christianity > Fiction.
Prophets > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Ranches > Minnesota > Fiction.
Communal living > Fiction.
Nineteen seventies > Fiction.
Minnesota > Fiction.
Genre: Apocalyptic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Religious fiction.
Historical fiction.

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