Mountain Time: A novel

by Ivan Doig

Hardcover, 1999




New York : Scribner, c1999.


Lexa McCaskell and Mitch Rozier leave their Seattle home to visit Mitch's dying father in Montana. There Mitch clashes with both Lexa and his father as events from the past are explored and difficult memories resurface.

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LibraryThing member witchyrichy
My first Doig after his passing. The story includes characters from the Montana Trilogy and does not disappoint with its depictions of the landscape of Montana, this time focusing on the Bob Marshall Wilderness in western Montana. This wasn't my favorite Doig: too many storylines, including one
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with Bob Marshall himself that I just didn't quite get, and too many people with problems escaping into the wilderness. Doig's humor seemed to be missing as well. At least one review mentioned "wicked humor" and "levity" so maybe it was my own late night reading that made me miss it.
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LibraryThing member hemlokgang
Another gruff, yet lyrical Doig novel! Excellent narrator, by the way! This story winds its way through the mountains of Montana, the trails worn deep by relationships, and the tough trek that is the struggle to resolve a parent/child relationship, a love relationship, and a sibling relationship.
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When Ivan Doig weaves a tale, it sweeps you along into its very heart and soul!
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