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Barb Howard 978-1-896300-56-6 | 208 Pages October, 2001 Fiction, Nunatak First Fiction Series, Women's Literature

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Whipstock follows Nellie Manville, an uninhibited woman currently employed in an oil company cafeteria, and her mother Florence, who works as a landman. Beginning with an unprecedented conception atop a drilling rig, Whipstock is the story of Nellie's highly unusual two-year pregnancy amid an oil- and gas-consuming environment. Historical perspective is provided by Mary, Nellie's dead-yet-still-emailing grandmother, who was an oil divining doodlebug.

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