0307456269 Very Good, clean text, trade paperback binding, light wear to corners and edges, satisfaction guaranteed. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.
Set in the previously sleepy hinterlands straddling Washington state and British Columbia, "Border Songs "is the story of Brandon Vanderkool, six foot eight, frequently tongue-tied, severely dyslexic, and romantically inept. Passionate about bird-watching, Brandon has a hard time mustering enthusiasm for his new job as a Border Patrol agent guarding thirty miles of largely invisible boundary. But to everyone's surprise, he excels at catching illegals, and as drug runners, politicians, surveillance cameras, and a potential sweetheart flock to this scrap of land, Brandon is suddenly at the center of something much bigger than himself.
A magnificent novel of birding, smuggling, farming and extraordinary love, "Border Songs "welcomes us to a changing community populated with some of the most memorable characters in recent fiction.