Canada: Milkweed Editions, (2011). 9781571310781. Signed by author on title page. Stated First Edition with number line including 1. Hardcover, black paper covered boards. Fine, unread condition. / Pristine dust jacket. Item #12
8vo. 251 pp. Fiction. Story of a boy who is caught in a chain of unsettling events when a young woman is shot on Thanksgiving Day, 1962, in Willow Falls, Minnesota. Matthew finds himself drawn into a series of confrontations he never expected, the results of which will change his life irrevocably and give lie to his version of the American dream.
Larry Watson is the recipient of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, the Friends of American Writers Award, two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and many other prizes and awards. He teaches writing and literature at Marquette University in Milwaukee.