The lost country / William Gay.
- 6 of 6 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 2 of 2 copies available at Henderson County Public Library.
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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|Mills River Branch||GAY (Text)||33258008857737||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781945814525
- ISBN: 1945814527
- Physical Description: xvi, 362 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: First US edition.
- Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
"Foreword by Sonny Brewer" - Front cover.
Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying. On the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with D.L. Harkness, a predator in all the ways there are. Hounded at every turn by scams, vigilantes, grievous loss, and unspeakable violence, Edgewater navigates the long road home, searching for a place that may be nothing but memory. Hailed as "a seemingly effortless storyteller" by the New York Times Book Review and "a writer of striking talent" by the Chicago Tribune, William Gay, with this long-awaited novel, secures his place alongside Faulkner, O'Connor, and McCarthy as one of the greatest novelists in the Southern Gothic tradition.
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