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Author Riddle, Julie, author.

Title The solace of stones : finding a way through wilderness / Julie Riddle.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 RIDDLE,J    Available
Description 285 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American lives
American lives.
Summary "The memoir of a contemporary pioneer family who takes up homesteading in the wilderness of Montana, The Solace of Stones uncovers the complexities of memory, silence, and identity of a young woman who comes to terms with repressed childhood sexual abuse amid the cultural and gender mores enforced by enduring myths of the West"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue -- Tucson -- Lighting out -- That summer -- How to build a log house -- Splitting the difference -- Shadow animals -- Best wishes for your future -- Frontier girl -- Escape -- Japan -- Unraveling -- The solace of stones -- Broken body -- Shifting currents -- The gift.
Subject Riddle, Julie.
Riddle, Julie -- Childhood and youth.
Pioneers -- Montana -- Butte -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Butte.
Butte (Mont.) -- Biography.
Sexually abused children -- Montana -- Butte -- Biography.
Child sexual abuse -- Montana -- Butte.
Recovered memory -- Case studies.
Riddle, Julie -- Travel -- Japan.
English teachers -- Japan -- Biography.
ISBN 9780803276864 paperback ; alkaline paper
0803276869 paperback ; alkaline paper

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