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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (704 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Marianne Wiggins Narrator: Bernadette Dunne Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A brilliant, complex, and layered story, The Shadow Catcher takes its title from the name bestowed upon Edward Curtis by the American Indians when he showed them photographs of themselves.

In this remarkable novel, Wiggins weaves parallel tales of this famous artist and an unsung soldier, husband, and father. With its vast Western landscape and Wiggins' mesmerizing first-person narration, The Shadow Catcher calls to mind the best of the exploring, voyaging writers: Twain, Melville, Hemingway, and Steinbeck.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Greta Roussos | 2/11/2014

    " The Shadow Catcher is my first introduction to Marianne Wiggins' writing and I was so pleased with her story telling that I've ordered a few more of hers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Meg | 2/9/2014

    " Lovely style, interesting look at part of America's history "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by MaryAlice | 2/3/2014

    " This book has a lot in it - and I can understand how a lot of people feel that it doesn't "hang together." But, for me, it kept getting better and better. Everyone who reads it has a different favorite storyline - what amazed me so much is that the same author could write in all of those styles. There is some straightforward narrative and some jaw-dropping paragraphs where I just wanted to spend time thinking about something she had just articulated so well. I also really enjoyed the recurring themes of fathers leaving and then reuniting with their family in some way, of "lighting out" for the territory - running from/going to somewhere...it was also really interesting to read this so soon after reading Loving Frank. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by An-D Koenig-Feldman | 1/31/2014

    " excellent read, the author revelas the family/romantic history of edward curtis the photographer of america indian tribes in the early 1900's and her own father's story. "

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