Prairie Nocturne (Paperback)
Scribner Book Company, 9780743201360, 384pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2005
Set in Montana, France, Scotland, and New York during the Harlem Renaissance, Prairie Nocturne is a deeply longitudinal novel that raises everlasting questions of allegiance, the grip of the past, and the cost of passion.
Praise For Prairie Nocturne…
"Ivan Doig never disappoints those who love good writing, and Prairie Nocturne is Doig at his best."
--Tony Hillerman, author of The Wailing Wind and The Sinister Pig
"One of [Doig's] most ambitious projects yet with its complexity of social and cultural issues nestled in the deceptive serenity of the American West."
--Jennie A. Camp, Rocky Mountain News
"Ivan Doig has staked a claim as one of Montana's essential literary witnesses."
--Grace Lichtenstein, The Washington Post
"The West's pre-eminent literary novelist...Doig's characters, new and old, are unforgettable...they are becoming a part of the American mindscape."
-- Ron Franscell, The Denver Post