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River of dust

Virginia Pye

River of dust

by Virginia Pye

  • 178 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Retribution,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Missionaries,
  • Nomads,
  • Americans,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    On the windswept plains of northwestern China, an upright Midwestern minister develops a following among the Chinese peasants and is christened Ghost Man for what they perceive are his otherworldly powers. He and his wife may finally understand the vast distance they"ve come.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVirginia Pye
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 pages
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27165779M
    ISBN 101609531035
    ISBN 109781609531034
    LC Control Number2012039098
    OCLC/WorldCa858602812

      River of Dust by Virginia Pye Unbridled Books, pages (hardcover) Available IndieBound Amazon. Everyone calls John Wesley Watson “The Reverend,” even his young wife, Grace. Tall and commanding, he’s the leader of a small band of American missionaries in China in   Pye's sharp, haunting descriptions of drought, famine, desert travel, and opium dens will immerse readers in this world. RIVER OF DUST is a must-read for fans of quality historical fiction.” — Nancy Simpson Brice, The Book Vault, Oskaloosa, IA View the List.

    Store information. Books For Good N. Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ () () ; [email protected] “Virginia Pye’s River of Dust is a remarkable novel in the ways that delight me the most: It has a compelling narrative voice, a dynamic story and a deep resonance into the universal human condition, all of which is inextricably bound together. This is a major work by a splendid writer.” ROBERT OLEN BUTLER “River of Dust is mysterious, exotic, creepy—everything ignorant .

    About. Virginia Pye’s Shelf Life of Happiness won the Independent Publisher Book Award for Short novel, Dreams of the Red Phoenix, was named a Best Book of by Richmond Times Dispatch, and her debut novel, River of Dust, was an Indie Next Pick and a Finalist for the Virginia Literary Award in work has been nominated for a .   A book launch for "River of Dust" is May 7, 6 p.m., at Candela Gallery, W. Broad St. Free. Information is at .


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Hektor, River of dust book younger brother, is pursuing the political career Breyton abandoned.4/5(3). River of Dust - A Novel - Read book online Read online: On the windswept plains of northwestern China, Mongol bandits swoop down upon an American missionary couple and steal their small child.

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This is a major work by a splendid writer.” —Robert Olen Butler. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Quiet River Of Dust Vol. 1 on Discogs/5(3).

The Book of Dust Series. 3 primary works • 3 total works. Describing it as neither sequel nor prequel, but an “equel”, Philip Pullman added: “It doesn’t stand before or after His Dark Materials, but beside it.

It’s a different story, but there are settings that readers of His Dark Materials will recognise and characters they’ve. River of Dust is a prequel of sorts to Jablokov's first novel, Carve the Sky.

An expansion of his novella "Syrtis," it tells the story of brothers Hektor and Breyton Passman, sons of famous Martian political figure Lon Passman. Hektor, the younger brother, is pursuing the political career Breyton abandoned.4/5(3).

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Fiction Book Review: River of Dust by Virginia Pye. Unbridled (), $25 ( pages) ISBN In her debut novel, Pye. The Book of Dust is a trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman, which expands Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

The books further chronicle the adventures of Lyra Belacqua and her battle against the theocratic organisation known as the Magisterium, and shed more light on the mysterious substance called Dust.

The first book, La Belle Sauvage, was published in. (Unbridled) “River of Dust” is mysterious, exotic, creepy — everything ignorant foreigners used to believe China to be.

A fine journey. The Book of Dust Vol 1: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman review – worth the wait as Malcolm is watching great crested grebes nesting by the river, he accidentally observes a spy drop going. “Virginia Pye’s River of Dust is a remarkable novel in the ways that delight me the most: It has a compelling narrative voice, a dynamic story and a deep resonance into the universal human condition, all of which is inextricably bound together.

This is a major work by a splendid writer.” – Robert Olen Butler. As the stream nears the camera, dark waves of twigs and mud can be seen crashing through a dirt channel, known as the Canada Del Oro Wash, kicking up plumes of dust clouds on its way.

Pima County officials, who posted the video, explained that the sludge consisted of ash and soot from the BigHorn fire, a nearby wildfire that has already claimed. Virginia Pye (author); RIVER OF DUST; Unbridled Books (Fiction: Literary) ISBN: Byline: James Burt Historical China odyssey may be a bit dramatic, but the author puts you in an exciting, believable time and place.

River of Dust. likes 5 talking about this. Seattle based Cinematic Americana Duo. *The first book in The Book of Dust trilogy, La Belle Sauvage, is coming to the stage in the summer of this year. Performed at The Bridge Theatre from Julyit will be a theatrical spectacle not to be missed* _____ Reviews for The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two: "[Pullman] has created a fantasy world, made yet more.

In an extract from his forthcoming novel, The Book of Dust, Philip Pullman returns to the magical world of Northern Lights Main image: Illustration: Chris Wormell Fri 26 May EDT First.

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