By Chris Bohjalian
Chris Bohjalian, bestselling writer of Midwives, offers his such a lot bold and multi-layered novel to date--examining wildly divisive concerns in today's the US along with his trademark emotional heft and spellbinding storytelling skill.
On a balmy July evening in New Hampshire a shot earrings out in a backyard, and a guy falls to the floor, extraordinarily wounded. The wounded guy is Spencer McCullough, the shot that hit him used to be fired--accidentally?--by his adolescent daughter Charlotte. With this shattering second of violence, Chris Bohjalian launches the simplest form of literate page-turner: suspenseful, wryly humorous, and humane.
BONUS: This version comprises an excerpt from Chris Bohjalian's the sunshine within the Ruins.
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