July 2010 Indie Next List
“The year is 1919, a decade after The Whistling Season, and we're once again graced with the presence of Morrie Morris, that irascible fellow who charmed us in Doig's earlier novel. He's now in Butte, Montana, and has gotten himself embroiled in the workings of the Anaconda Copper Mine, the unions, the Wobblies, the public library, and the goings-on in the boarding house where he ends up. Ivan Doig is a master of grand, old fashioned storytelling, and Work Song is storytelling at its best!”
— Vicki McNeil, Watermark Book Co., Anacortes, WA
An award-winning and beloved novelist of the American West spins the further adventures of a favorite character, in one of his richest historical settings yet.