Book Club

August 2017: Welcoming Equine Refugees

As it became clear that the Lolo Peak fire was headed to the heavily populated Lolo Creek and Bitterroot Valley, people began to take stock of their situations. What would they need to evacuate? Where would they go to house themselves or their animals? What would they take with them? When should they go? Should…

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May 2017: Written for His Mother

Talking directly with author Mark Spragg about his lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Where Rivers Change Direction, greatly deepened our appreciation and understanding of the book. Our book club literary hostess, Judy Blunt, was able to connect us with him for an hour-long conversation where he addressed questions that our readers had posed, and we had lots…

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April 2017: Riding the White Horse Home

Even though Teresa Jordan wrote her lovely and moving family memoir in 1993, it is anything but dated. Her life of growing up in the remote, rough landscape of Wyoming’s Iron Mountain among a far-flung yet close-knit community of ranchers dedicated to their challenging livelihoods—so intimately bound to the land—and her need to migrate away…

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March 2017: The Names of the Stars

  Author Pete Fromm has the ability to take you by the hand and place you in the moment—in his moments, which then become yours. Pete’s moments swirl between the external and the internal. His sense of delight and wonder at the natural wild world frame his musings about his place within his many worlds:…

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February 2017: For the Love of Fishing

Lucky are those possessed by grand passions. Life informed by passionate pursuits holds joy, drive, curiosity, and sacrifice. One’s passions are never silenced, always calling out to ignore the impossible in seeking its fulfillment. Robert Lee’s passions for fishing, writing, humor, and the English language are in full display in his lovely little novel, Guiding…

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Holidary 2016: D@D Book Club

Two years ago, DaysAtDunrovin experimented with creating a “cyber” book club like none other. We not only wanted to share some good reads with our fellow D@D members, we wanted to engage some literary professionals to deepen our discussions and possibly engage some of the people involved in the books, like the authors themselves or…

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