John Straley





John Straley

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Novelist John Straley has worked as a secretary, horseshoer, wilderness guide, trail crew foreman, millworker, machinist and private investigator. He moved to Sitka, Alaska in 1977 and has no plans of leaving. John's wife, Jan Straley, is a marine biologist well-known for her extensive studies of humpback whales.


Average rating: 3.66 · 3,879 ratings · 355 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
The Woman Who Married a Bea...
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 1992 — 7 editions
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Cold Storage, Alaska
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The Curious Eat Themselves ...
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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The Music of What Happens (...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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The Big Both Ways
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Death and the Language of H...
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Cold Water Burning (Cecil Y...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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The Angels Will Not Care (C...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The Rising and the Rain: Co...
4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2008
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Mystery Sampler: A Grave Ta...
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1995
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