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Product Details

  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Mosaic Press (Nov. 19 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0889629404
  • ISBN-13: 978-0889629400
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 15.2 x 22.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #659,317 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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These stories leave the reader howling on one page and dabbing tears on the next...Forging extraordinary Grace from ordinary life is Cook's specialty on Alfalfa's menu. -- - James C. Dekker, Christian Week, on Home In Alfalfa

Intense and unforgettable characters...and Cook's terse, elegant style, make Cracked Wheat one of the finest collections of the past years. -- -Alberto Manguel, Globe and Mail

A tremendous collection...It's a long time since I have read so many good stories at a single sitting. -- Alistair MacLeod, on Cracked Wheat and Other Stories

About the Author

Hugh Cook is the author of numerous novels and stories, including the Homecoming Man and the award-winning Home In Alfalfa. He and his wife reside in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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HASH(0xa0394480) out of 5 stars Satisfying, Sad to have it end April 3 2014
By Katrina De Man - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Heron River is a lovely, stark, quietly-paced novel with genuine characters and a wonderfully woven story. The characters in this book face the reality of their pasts, feel it's present impact and step forward into a deliberate future. Mid-way into the story, I found myself fully immersed in wanting to know how each storyline would resolve while not wanting it to end. I cared for Cook's characters and, weeks later, find the odd awareness that I am thinking of them and that I would love to know what they are doing "now". An excellent addition to the Canadian lit section of your home library.


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