The Shadows of Owls
260 pages, 5 1/5 x 9 2/5
1 map
Hardcover
Release Date:01 Oct 2013
ISBN:9780295993157
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The Shadows of Owls

A Novel

University of Washington Press
In a literary thriller about science, power, and the lives of ordinary people, John Keeble tells the story of a woman whose passion for her work puts herself and her family at serious risk. Kate DeShazer is a marine biologist whose research threatens the construction of an oil pipeline in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. A group of extremists, hired by an international petroleum conglomerate, intimidate her, steal her records, and leave her fighting for her life.
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John Keeble is professor emeritus of creative writing at Eastern Washington University. He is the author of four novels, including Yellowfish and Broken Ground, both recently reissued.
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