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by James D. Houston

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Author: James D. Houston
ISBN: 0394501241
ISBN13: 978-0394501246
Language: English
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; 1st edition (1978)
Pages: 337
Fb2 eBook: 1987 kb
ePub eBook: 1401 kb
Digital formats: lrf doc lrf lit

Continental Drift (California Fiction) Paperback – October 6, 1996. James D. Houston is the author of six novels, two collections of short stories, and several nonfiction works including, with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Farewell to Manzanar.

Continental Drift (California Fiction) Paperback – October 6, 1996. by. Houston (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. A resident of Santa Cruz, he has received numerous writing awards.

Houston was born in San Francisco, where his parents had migrated from Quanah, Texas, a small town named for the noted last Comanche war chief, Quanah Parker. The story behind the town's name kindled Houston's interest in treks and history. He graduated from Lowell High School.

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Continental Drift book. James Houston is the author of 8 novels and several nonfiction books. His work includes Snow Mountain Passage and Farewell to Manzanar. Books by James D. Houston. Mor. rivia About Continental Drift.

1978) A novel by James D Houston. The San Andreas Fault is both a real and a metaphorical player in this novel of northern California in the early 70s. Set on a ranch near Monterey Bay, it explores relationships in a family jarred by the return of a son from Vietnam, almost whole but shaken and confused.

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James D. Houston's Continental Drift chronicles the Doyle family's reactions to a series of brutal murders that suspiciously coincides with the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War. Unlike a typical mystery novel, Continental Drift concentrates on the physical and psychological landscapes of the murders-the ranching community of Monterey, California-instead of the murders themselves. The narrative's tension revolves around the characters' relationships with the land, themselves, and the history of the Golden State.

Published 1996 by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif.

James Dudley Houston was born in San Francisco, where his parents had migrated from Quanah, Te. a small town near the Texas panhandle

Houston captured the promise, the harshness and the sheer beauty of California in novels like Continental Drift and Snow Mountain Passage. James Dudley Houston was born in San Francisco, where his parents had migrated from Quanah, Te. a small town near the Texas panhandle. Their story kindled an interest in treks and quests that intensified when he met his future wife, whose family had immigrated to California from Japan.

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