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Author: Thomas Savage Narrator: Chad Michael Collins Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Audio Length: Release Date: January 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781549160493

Publisher Description

"A pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain. This new edition, with an afterword by Annie Proulx, marks the return of one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in the literature of the American West.

Set in 1920s Montana, this compelling domestic drama tells the story of two brothers -- and of the woman and young boy, mother and son, whose arrival on the brothers' ranch shatters an already tenuous peace. From the novel's startling first paragraph to its very last word, Thomas Savage's voice -- and the intense passion and cruelty of his characters -- holds readers in thrall.

Soon to be a major Netflix film by Jane Campion, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst.

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Quotes

  • “Gripping and tense…a work of literary art.”

    - Annie Proulx, New York Times bestselling author
  • “A fine novel…studded with fleeting insights, and reverberating for some time after it is laid down.

    - Chicago Tribune
  • “The finest single book I know about the modern West.”

    - Hudson Review
  • “A taut and powerful novel.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • "The Power of the Dog is a masterpiece.”

    - Larry Watson, author of Montana 1948

Awards

  • An Oprah Magazine Pick of Books Being Made into Movies
  • A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

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About the Author

Thomas Savage (1915–2003) was born in Salt Lake City. His literary career spanned five decades and thirteen novels, including The Power of the Dog and The Corner of Rife and Pacific. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1980.