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The Great Leader

Written by Jim Harrison

Published September 02, 2011 | ISBN 9781770890466
FICTION / Literary

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Regular price $16.95 CAD

336 pages
Digital Format

About this book

The Great Leader

Jim Harrison

Literary legend Jim Harrison gives us a brilliant new work that finds him writing at the height of his powers, and in fresh and audacious new directions. The Great Leader is the story of Detective Sunderson, a northern Michigan police detective who has recently retired and has one case he can’t quite shake -- the investigation of a cult leader whom he eventually pursues to Arizona and further afield. Harrison gives readers a unique take on the culture of “Yoopers” (what folks from the rest of Michigan and the Midwest call people from the Upper Peninsula) and cops, in a novel that is wonderfully clever, powerful, and slyly redemptive.

About the Author

Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison is the author of more than twenty-five books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The winner of a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship, he has had work published in twenty two languages. He divides his time between Michigan, Montana, and Arizona.

Awards and Praise
  • Commended Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, 2011