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Author Brooks, Malcolm (Novelist), author.

Title Cloudmaker / Malcolm Brooks.

Publication Info. New York : Grove Press, 2021.

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 GDL Central Library Fiction  New Shelf  BROOKS,MAL    Available
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Edition First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Description xvii, 430 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary "In 1937 Montana, fourteen-year-old Houston "Huck" Finn finds a dead body in a local creek and steals the man's rare Lindbergh flight watch. Huck is an aspiring aviator, working to build his own airplane-a secret he has kept from his God-fearing mother. His cousin, Annelise, arrives from Los Angeles for a long stay with his family, and Huck is initially wary until he learns she has had flight lessons. As his airplane takes shape, and the young cousins avidly follow Amelia Earhart's voyage around the equator, so too does Huck's understanding of the world and his place in it-in particular the tension between heaven and earth, age and youth, tradition and the coming future, that stresses the bonds of both his and Annelise's families. And then there's the matter of the watch, which it turns out the dead man's cohort of gangsters would very much like back."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Airplanes -- Design and construction -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction.
Cousins -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction.
Brigands and robbers -- Drama.
Montana -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780802127051 (hardcover)
0802127053 (hardcover)

 
    
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