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This River Awakens

(2012)
A novel by

 
 
In the spring of 1971, Owen Brand and his family move to the riverside town of Middlecross in a renewed attempt to escape poverty. For twelve-year-old Owen, it's the opportunity for a new life and an end to his family's isolation and he quickly falls in with a gang of three local boys and forms a strong bond with Jennifer, the rebellious daughter of a violent, alcoholic father. As summer brings release from school, two figures preside over the boys' activities: Walter Gribbs, a benign old watchman at the yacht club, and Hogdson Fisk, a vindictive farmer tormented by his past. Then the boys stumble on a body washed up on the riverbank - a discovery whose reverberations will result, as the year comes full circle, in a cataclysm that envelops them all...Steven Erikson first novel, This River Awakens, is a lyrical, tender and disturbing portrayal of a rite of passage that is both harsh and revelatory.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

July 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-7653-3499-2 / 978-0-7653-3499-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-593-06777-0 / 978-0-593-06777-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-7653-7023-9 / 978-0-7653-7023-5 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-7653-3500-X / 978-0-7653-3500-5 (USA edition)
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-85750-066-X / 978-0-85750-066-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-85750-174-7 / 978-0-85750-174-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
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January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN: 0-593-06778-9 / 978-0-593-06778-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Export
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July 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: This River Awakens
Author(s): Steven Erikson
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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