The Shadows of Owls
260 pages, 6 x 9
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 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.
RELATED TOPICS: Fiction, Literature
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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