Darkest Evening by William Durbin
  

Darkest Evening

Written by William Durbin
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Part of the Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series

RRP £10.99

Synopsis

Darkest Evening by William Durbin

In the 1930s, a young Finnish-American boy reluctantly moves with his family to Karelia, a communist-Finnish state founded in Russia, where his idealistic father soon realizes that his conception of a communist utopia is flawed.

Reviews

Durbin writes historical fiction for young people better than just about anyone. --St. Paul Pioneer Press Readers who enjoy tales of courage under fire . . . will find this exciting stuff. --Booklist Taking a little-known historical event for its context, Durbin's historical fiction is every bit as exciting as the best adventure tale. --Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

William Durbin is a former high school and college English teacher and the award-winning author of ten novels, including Wintering and The Broken Blade. He lives on Lake Vermilion at the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
248 pages

Author

William Durbin
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Publisher

University of Minnesota Press

Publication date

12th January 2011

ISBN

9780816675685


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