The Whistling Season

Version: Unabridged
Author: Ivan Doig
Narrator: Jonathan Hogan
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Western
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: October 2006
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 12 hours
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Author of 11 books, including a finalist for the National Book award, Ivan Doig is hailed as the "West's preeminent literary novelist" by the Denver Post. When a widowed rancher hires a housekeeper to help with his three young sons, he discovers that she is cheerful and competent. Yet she is concealing a colorful and infamous past. Filled with humor and hardship, Doig's novel sings with what he calls "a poetry of the vernacular."

". a book to pass on to your favorite readers ."-Publishers Weekly

Reviews (1)

Great story with twist

Written by Nancy on February 19th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Loved this story and how it was told from the viewpoint of a scholarly, adolescent boy, wise beyond his years.

Author Details

Author Details

Doig, Ivan

Ivan Doig grew up in a family of Montana ranch hands during the 1940s and '50s. The author of ten books, including the acclaimed novels that make up the Montana Trilogy -- -"English Creek, Dancing at the Rascal Fair, and Ride with Me, Mariah Montana- -- "he lives with his wife in Seattle. Visit the author's website at