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The ice house : a novel / by Laura Lee Smith.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chetwynd Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Chetwynd Public Library FIC SMI (Text) 35222000987650 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Pemberton and District Public Library F SMI (Text) 31894000498724 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Tumbler Ridge Public Library AF SMITH (Text) TRL22855 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Eriksdale F SMI (Text) 35419002780550 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Gibsons Public Library FIC SMIT (Text) 30886001047253 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802127082 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 446 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2017.

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"The Ice House follows the beleaguered MacKinnons as they weather the possible loss of the family business, a serious medical diagnosis, and the slings and arrows of familial discord. Johnny MacKinnon might be on the verge of losing it all. The ice factory he married into, which he's run for decades, is facing devastating OSHA fines following a mysterious accident and may have to close. The only hope for Johnny's livelihood is that someone in the community saw something, but no one seems to be coming forward. He hasn't spoken to his son Corran back in Scotland since Corran's heroin addiction finally drove Johnny to the breaking point. And now, after a collapse on the factory floor, it appears Johnny may have a brain tumor. Johnny's been ordered to take it easy, but in some ways, he thinks, what's left to lose? This may be his last chance to bridge the gap with Corran--and to have any sort of relationship with the baby granddaughter he's never met. Witty and heartbreaking by turns, The Ice House is a vibrant portrait of multifaceted, exquisitely human characters that readers will not soon forget. It firmly establishes Laura Lee Smith as a gifted voice in American fiction"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Family-owned business enterprises > Fiction.
Brain > Tumors > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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