The Ice Harvest

by Scott Phillips

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Written in English
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Edition Notes

ContributionsGrover Gardner (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8108639M
ISBN 100786181990
ISBN 109780786181995
OCLC/WorldCa58538387

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  The Ice Harvest is an entertaining read, threaded through with dark humour. The plotting is nicely worked, though there's one or two slight wobbles, and the characterization is solid. For my money the end seemed a little rushed, and the story needed a little fleshing out in places, but all-in-all a fine slice of noir writing/5(6). Scott Phillips is the national bestselling author of The Walkaway and Cottonwood. His debut novel, The Ice Harvest, was a finalist for the Hammett Prize, The Edgar Award, and the Anthony Award. He was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, and live More about Scott Phillips. Ice Harvest, Paperback by Phillips, Scott, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US As lawyer Charlie Arglist prepares to leave Wichita, Kansas, with a suitcase full of stolen money, he sets out to revisit the scenes of his used up life--his angry ex-wife, ex-lovers, cops on the take, and empty bars and clubs filled with secrets that others will . It’s Christmas Eve, , in Wichita, and Charlie Arglist, a crooked lawyer and strip-club owner, is drunkenly making the rounds before he blows town for good. Getting progressively drunker and deeper in trouble, Charlie needs to drop off a photograph of .

  The Ice Harvest, un film di Harold Ramis con Billy Bob Thornton, Randy Quaid, Connie Nielsen, John Cusack, Oliver Platt, Ned Bellamy Acquista il dvd: Overview - The Ice Harvest is one of those movies that must have looked great on the page (indeed, it's based on a novel of the same name) but isn't quite able to translate to the big screen. What viewers are left with are a lot of interesting scenes with good actors, but the sum of the parts doesn't add up to a whole lot.

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A nasty, ripe little Christmas noir, THE ICE HARVEST is in the rich vein of Charles Willeford and Harry Crews. Charlie Arglist is a corrpt attorney who's embezzled a satchel of money from his employer and plans to skip town on Christmas Eve.

Of The Ice Harvest book, things don't call as planned, and unravel fast/5. Scott Phillips is the national bestselling author of The Walkaway and Cottonwood. His debut novel, The Ice Harvest, was a finalist for the Hammett Prize, The Edgar Award, and the Anthony Award.

He was born and raised The Ice Harvest book Wichita, Kansas, and lived for many years in France. He now lives with his wife and daughter in St. Louis, : Random House Publishing Group. Scott Phillips is the author of the national bestseller The Ice Harvest, which was a finalist for the Hammett Prize, the Edgar Award, and the Anthony Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book.

He was born and. For all that it involves organized crime, naked women, grumpy bouncers, a serious snowstorm, and a hero with a profound drinking pattern, The Ice Harvest is a quiet little book--noir-ish, certainly, but never to excess. As the novel traces Charlie Arglist's trail around his small Kansas hometown on Christmas Eve,the lawyer's literal footprints are clear enough, given the 4/5(40).

Set in the middle of a Christmas Eve blizzard in Wichita, the novel opens with lawyer-turned-petty-mobster Charlie Arglist marking time before.

THE ICE HARVEST is Scott Phillips's first novel; he is reportedly working on another, and I'm impatient for it already on the strength of the first one. There are authors good authors, mind you who have yet to write a book as good as this one.

They'll be reading THE ICE HARVEST a couple of times too, trying to figure. Among the recommendations from book critic Maureen Corrigan: the novels The Ice Harvest by Scott Phillips and The History of Love by Nicole Krauss.

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A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash/10(K). "The Ice Harvest" is a short, sharp shocker. It's set in the worst year of the worst decade in recent American history, and is wonderfully satirical in its tour of the sleazy stripper-and-porn underbelly of midwestern America.5/5(5).

The Ice Harvest is a dark comedy from director Harold Ramis. This Christmas tale follows a slick, self-hating mob lawyers who pulls off a daring heist from his bosses, but has trouble getting out 47%. Charlie Arglist is a man of many talents.

He used to practice law. He can still duck a speeding ticket without half trying. He has an eye for the ladies, and for strippers who don’t pretend to be ladies. And he runs the odd errand for Vic Cavanaugh, who’s been cooking the books on the operations he shares with Bill Gerard.

The Ice Harvest is a American black comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton, based on the novel of the same name by Scott stars John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, and Connie Nielsen, with Randy Quaid and Oliver Platt in supporting roles.

It was distributed by Focus Features, and it was released on VHS and DVD Music by: David Kitay. Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks. Access thousands of high-quality, free K articles, and create online assignments with them for your students. The Ice Harvest (Hardcover) Published October by Dennis McMillan Publications Special Edition: Author's Presentation Copy, Hardcover, pagesAuthor: Scott Phillips.

The Ice Harvest explores the intersections of family and faith set against the beautiful, but sometimes cruel, landscape of Minnesota. Locy has beautifully captured that moment when modernity with all its benefits (electricity.

refrigerators!) overtakes the final moments of our American pioneer experience."--Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author. The Ice Harvest by Scott Phillips,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Get this from a library.

The ice harvest. [Scott Phillips] -- As lawyer Charlie Arglist prepares to leave Wichita, Kansas, with a suitcase full of stolen money, he revisits the scenes of his past--his angry ex-wife, ex-lovers, cops on the take, and bars filled.

Ice Harvest, Paperback by Phillips, Scott, ISBNISBN Free shipping in the US As lawyer Charlie Arglist prepares to leave Wichita, Kansas, with a suitcase full of stolen money, he sets out to revisit the scenes of his used up life--his angry ex-wife, ex-lovers, cops on the take, and empty bars and clubs filled with /5().

The ice harvest. [Scott Phillips] -- Christmas Eve,and Charlie Arglist is revisiting all the familiar spots as he says good-bye to Wichita and encounters "loaded guns, ladies of the night, broken neon, broken dreams."--Jacket.

The Ice Harvest () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Ice Harvest is a very short book, barely clocking in at pages. And yet, reading this was the most fun I've had in a while. This is a noir story that goes back to the earlier times of crime fiction, where the likes of Raymond Chandler ruled the genre/5(25).

The Ice Harvest by Scott Phillips is a noirish crime story full of bleak humor. It is dark and violent as Charlie, a mobster lawyer, makes his final rounds to various seedy joints. He plans on leaving town later that light as he has embezzled money from his boss/5(11).

The Ice Harvest - book and movie Last week I read Scott Phillips The Ice Harvest (review later this week). I thought I'd watch the movie over the weekend to see how it translated to the big screen. It was somewhat of a disconcerting experience.

The book and the movie are quite different; the movie being a strange echo of the book. – The following article was written by Jean and Bud Seymour for the Sodus Bay Historical Society Newsletter: ICE HARVESTING (Most of the information for this article came from Ice Harvesting in Early America by Dewey D.

Hill and Elliott R. Hughes, published by and for the New Hartford Historical Society of New Hartford, New York in February With the. The Ice Harvest: Scott Phillips Well first of all I got it mixed up with the Ice Storm, which was a 70s-set book and film, not particularly crime I don't think. Got that straight.

I think Yvette is thinking of A Simple Plan, which was written by Scott Phillips, so close but not the same person. The Ice Harvest. By: Cormac McCarthy, best-selling author of National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, delivers his first new novel in seven years.

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The ice harvest Item Preview remove-circlePages: The Ice Harvest (Paperback) A Novel. By Scott Phillips. Ballantine Books,pp. Publication Date: Octo Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (12/31/) Hardcover (10/1/) Compact Disc (3/1/) MP3 CD (3/1/) Compact Disc (3/1/) Audio Cassette (2/1/).

Reviews For all that it involves organized crime, naked women, grumpy bouncers, a serious snowstorm, and a hero with a profound drinking pattern, The Ice Harvest is a quiet little book—noir-ish, certainly, but never to excess.

As the novel traces Charlie Arglist’s trail around his small Kansas hometown on Christmas Eve,the lawyer’s literal footprints are clear.

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The ice harvesters were active in Arendelle for hundreds of years. During Agnarr's reign, they awoke early one morning to begin their harvesting and were accompanied by an eight-year-old Kristoff and his reindeer, Sven. They worked until after sunset to load up as much ice Age: Various; Kristoff is 21 (Frozen).How to Harvest Ice.

Step 1: First scrape the snow off the ice, it should be six to thirty inches (however to transport it needs to be at least eight inches).

Step 2: Measure grids on the ice and bring horses along to help with the measurements.