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Ivan Doig (born on June 27, 1939) is an American novelist. He was born in White Sulphur Springs, Montana to a family of homesteaders and ranch hands. After the death of his mother Berneta, on his sixth birthday, he was raised by his father Charles "Charlie" Doig and his grandmother Elizabeth "Bessie" Ringer. After several stints on ranches, they moved to Dupuyer, Pondera County, Montana in the north to herd sheep close to the Rocky Mountain Front.

After his graduation from Valier high school, Doig attended Northwestern University, where he received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in journalism. He later earned a Ph.D. in American history at the University of Washington, writing his dissertation about John J. McGilvra (1827-1903). He now lives with his wife Carol Doig, née Muller, a university professor of English, in Seattle, Washington.

Before Doig became a novelist, he wrote for newspapers and magazines as a free-lancer and worked for the United States Forest Service.

Much of his fiction is set in the Montana country of his youth. His major theme is family life in the past, mixing personal memory and regional history. The first three Montana novels...English Creek, Dancing at the Rascal Fair, and Ride with Me, Mariah Montana...form the so-called "McCaskill trilogy", covering the first centennial of Montana's statehood from 1889 to 1989. As the western landscape and people play an important role in his fiction, he has been hailed as the new dean of western literature, a worthy successor to Wallace Stegner.

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Total Books: 99
Last Bus to Wisdom A Novel
2016 - Last Bus to Wisdom a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781101982563
ISBN-10: 110198256X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

Heart Earth
2016 - Heart Earth (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781501156052
ISBN-10: 1501156055
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

Sweet Thunder
2014 - Sweet Thunder (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594632761
ISBN-10: 1594632766
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Sweet Thunder A Novel
2013 - Sweet Thunder a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781594487347
ISBN-10: 1594487340
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

The Bartender's Tale
2013 - The Bartender's Tale (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781594631481
ISBN-10: 1594631484
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Work Song
2011 - Work Song [Whistling Season, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594485206
ISBN-10: 1594485208
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Eleventh Man
2009 - The Eleventh Man (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780547247632
ISBN-10: 054724763X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The Whistling Season
2007 - The Whistling Season (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780156031646
ISBN-10: 0156031647
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Sea Runners
2006 - The Sea Runners (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780156031028
ISBN-10: 0156031027
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Ride With Me Mariah Montana
2005 - Ride with Me Mariah Montana [Two Medicine Trilogy, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743271264
ISBN-10: 0743271262
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

English Creek
2005 - English Creek [Two Medicine Trilogy, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743271271
ISBN-10: 0743271270
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Prairie Nocturne  A Novel
2005 - Prairie Nocturne a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743201360
ISBN-10: 0743201361
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Norman MacLean Collection  River Runs Through It Young Men Big Blackfoot
Mountain Time
2000 - Mountain Time (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780684865690
ISBN-10: 0684865696
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

Mountain Time A Novel
1999 - Mountain Time a Novel [Thorndike Press Large Print Americana Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780786222162
ISBN-10: 0786222166
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Large Print

Bucking the Sun  A Novel
1999 - Bucking the Sun a Novel (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780671044183
ISBN-10: 0671044184
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Bucking the Sun
1997 - Bucking the Sun (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684831497
ISBN-10: 068483149X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

1997 - Bucking the Sun a Novel Cassette (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780671573829
ISBN-10: 0671573829
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Dancing at the Rascal Fair
1996 - Dancing at the Rascal Fair [McCaskill Trilogy, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780684831053
ISBN-10: 0684831058
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Heart Earth  A Memoir
1994 - Heart Earth a Memoir (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140235081
ISBN-10: 0140235086
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

This House of Sky Landscapes of a Western Mind
Utopian America Dreams and Realities [Hayden humanities series] (Paperback)