Bibliography/Links


Research Links for Peace Like a River 

An interesting interview with Leif Enger in which he explains some of the sources of Peace Like a River, how it was to the write the book, and other interesting tidbits.
http://www.bookpage.com/0109bp/leif_enger.html

Leif Enger, before writing Peace Like a River, worked for Minnesota Public Radio for 20 years.  In this web posting, he describes what it's like going on a book tour for the new book.
http://www.mpr.org/books/features/tv_engerlog/journal.shtml

A short, albeit interesting biographical note on Leif Enger.
http://www.startribune.com/viewers/story.php?story=1020228

The National Park Service's website for Badlands National Park
http://www.nps.gov/badl/index.htm

A fairly good site on Robert Service that contains a number of his poems, pictures of the Yukon, etc.
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Bluffs/8336/robert_service.html

For those of you unfamiliar with the reference, here's a link for the song "Peace Like a River" with the tragic story of Horatio Gates Spafford who penned the song.  It's a very interesting story in itself.  The website has the lyrics and music to the hymn. 
http://www.geocities.com/cott1388/spafford.html

Link on the Gale Literary Database that has not only a compendium of research about the novel, but a bibliography as well.
http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/GLD/hits?c=1&secondary=false&origSearch=true&u=CA&u=CLC&u=DLB&t=KW&s=1&r=d&o=DataType&n=10&l=d&locID=cclc_red&NA=Leif+Enger - PersonalInformation