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- DescriptionWINNER OF THE LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE WINNER OF THE BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTIONDave is fourteen years old, living with his family in a cabin on Oregon s Mount Hood (or as he prefers to call it, like the Multmah tribal peoples once did, Wy east). Dave will soon enter high school, with adulthood and a future t far off a future away from his mother, father, his precocious younger sister, and the wilderness where he s lived all his life.And Dave is t the only one approaching adulthood and its freedoms on Wy east that summer. Martin, a pine marten (of the mustelid family) is leaving his own mother and siblings and setting off on his own as well.As Dave and Martin set off on their own adventures, their lives, paths, and trails will cross, weave, and blend. Why t come with them as they set forth into the forest and crags of Oregon s soaring mountain wilderness in search of life, family, friends, enemies, wonder, mystery, and good things to eat?Martin Marten is a braided coming-of-age tale like other, told in Brian Doyle s joyous, rollicking style.
- Author BiographyBrian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland and the author of seventeen books of essays, fiction, poems, and nonfiction, among them the novels Mink River and The Plover. Honors for his work include the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
- Author(s)Brian Doyle
- PublisherSt Martin's Press
- Date of Publication10/05/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSt Martin's Press
- Weight272 g
- Width140 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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