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Steve Weddle
Format
Book
Published
Blue Ash, Ohio : Tyrus Books an imprint of F+W Media, Inc., [2013].
Language
English
ISBN
9781440570803, 1440570809, 9781440570810, 1440570817
Summary
After more than a decade spent in and out of juvenile detention, halfway houses, and jail, Roy Alison returns to his rural hometown determined to do better, to be better. But what he finds is a working-class community devastated by the economic downturn--a town without anything to hold onto but the past. Staying with his grandmother, Roy discovers a family history of good intentions and bad choices, of making do without much chance of doing better. Around him, families lose their sons to war, hunting accidents, drugs. And Roy, along with the town, falls into old patterns established
Description
207 pages ; 23 cm
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original gray boards; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2013/2014.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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