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Work Song by Ivan Doig

Recommended by Colleen in Outreach Services…

Colleen’s synopsis:
Morrie Morgan, the itinerant teacher, walking encyclopedia, and inveterate charmer last seen leaving a one-room schoolhouse in Marias Coulee, the stage he stole in Ivan Doig’s 2006 The Whistling Season. A decade later, Morrie is back in Montana, as the beguiling narrator of Work Song.

She says:
This book is the sequel to The Whistling Season. Although I liked The Whistling Season better, this was a good story.  Everyone in town has an opinion about the newcomer, Morrie the main protagonist . From the boarding house landlady to the Librarian to the owner of the copper mine, everyone is suspicious of Morrie.