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Barkskins

by Annie Proulx

Hardcover, 717 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $32 |

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Working as woodcutters under a feudal lord in 17th-century New France, two impoverished young Frenchmen follow separate journeys, one of extraordinary hardship, the other of wealth and craftiness, that shape their families throughout three centuries.