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The Whistling Season

(2006)
(The first book in the Whistling Season series)
A novel by

 
"Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper" that draws the attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so also begins the unforgettable season that deposits the noncooking, nonbiting, ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee, Montana. When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into service, setting the stage for the "several kinds of education" - none of them of the textbook variety - Morris and Rose will bring to Oliver, his three sons, and the rambunctious students in the region's one-room schoolhouse.

A paean to a vanished way of life and the eccentric individuals and idiosyncratic institutions that made it fertile, The Whistling Season is Ivan Doig at his evocative best. 

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Hardback Editions

May 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
ISBN: 1-60686-154-9 / 978-1-60686-154-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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August 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
ISBN: 0-7862-8855-8 / 978-0-7862-8855-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
ISBN: 0-15-101237-7 / 978-0-15-101237-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

May 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
ISBN: 0-15-603164-7 / 978-0-15-603164-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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Audio Editions

2006 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
ISBN: 1-4281-0111-X / 978-1-4281-0111-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lone Star Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

February 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Whistling Season
Author(s): Ivan Doig
Publisher: Mariner Books
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