Bucking the Sun Synopsis

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Bucking It is 1938. A Ford truck is pulled from the Missouri River at Fort Peck Dam. Two unnamed members of the contentious Duff family are claimed by the river, and we follow the thread of their fate, eager to learn who, and why, as the clan pushes on against the circumstances. Thus begins Bucking the Sun, a wonderfully suspenseful novel about the Depression era when FDR was president and the New Deal prevailed.

Bucking the Sun is a fascinating chronicle of the explosion of construction towns, the building of the mammoth Fort Peck dam, and the displaced Duff family, whose farm is lost and whose legacy is to survive a changing America, amid their tangled love lives and clashing politics.

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