Skilak Lake Sets Scene for ‘Caribou Island’

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

Skilak Lake on the Kenai Peninsula is the setting for a new novel that comes out Tuesday. Author David Vann, who spent his early childhood in Alaska, writes about a rapidly disintegrating 30 year marriage in, “Caribou Island.” But Vann says the largest character in the book is really Alaska. Because the tragedy that unfolds couldn’t happen any other place.

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