The story of Duquet who begins a lumber trade in the 1700s Americas and New France. He builds a rather impressive swath of land that has someone poaching the lumber. He catches them and comes at odds with his a new enemy, one that will lead the plot through the rest of the story.
Author: Annie Proulx
Publication: The New Yorker, June 10th, 2013
Date Read: June 20, 2013