260 pages, 6 x 9
The Shadows of Owls
By John Keeble
University of Washington Press
In a literary thriller about science, power, and the lives of ordinarypeople, John Keeble tells the story of a woman whose passion for herwork puts herself and her family at serious risk. Kate DeShazer is amarine biologist whose research threatens the construction of an oilpipeline in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. A group of extremists, hired byan international petroleum conglomerate, intimidate her, steal herrecords, and leave her fighting for her life.
John Keeble is professor emeritus of creative writingat Eastern Washington University. He is the author of four novels,including Yellowfish and Broken Ground, both recentlyreissued.
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