“The tragic wacko is Jesse howl, a Klamath Indian whose arrival in the Oregon logging town of Calamus sets everyone astir.”

AAAAA –The Raleigh News & Observer

“Ricochet River has been recommended for course work by a number of high school and college teachers, some comparing it to J.D. Salinger’s masterpiece, The Catcher in the Rye.”

AAAAA –The Oregonian

“If we go to novels for a sense of vision, we will find in Ricochet River the typography of injustice, a map soberly true and vitally relevant, telling us where we stand.”

AAAAA –Oregonian Historical Quarterly

“Cody has captured the essence of logging community life.”

AAAAA –Seattle Times

“Ricochet River is a quiet masterpiece.  It will be shelved with other such giants as Sometimes a Great Notion.

AAAAA –Writer's Northwest

“Finally . . . .  a book about Estacada.”

AAAAA –The Clackamas County News
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