Little Wolves

Little Wolves

Book - 2012
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A tragic act of violence echoes through a small Minnesota town.
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781616953430
Branch Call Number: FIC Maltm
Characteristics: 335 p. ; 21 cm

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htliang
Jul 29, 2015

Hauntingly beautiful. Poignant and powerful. This is a wonderful story of a woman's longing for answers about the accident that claimed her mother's life and left her hand disfigured. Clara moves to a small town with her husband, Logan - a Lutheran pastor - while she is carrying their first child. She is led by old stories told to her by her father.

Seth is a troubled teenager who loves animals. He rescued some coyote pups (little wolves) and raised them until they were old enough to fend for themselves. One day, Seth takes a gun, walks into town, and shoots the town's sheriff in the face before committing suicide in a corn field. His devastated father searches for reasons as to why his son would do such a terrible thing.

The two stories intertwine. Other lives are also touched by these events. The "little wolves" also play a role. I highly recommend this novel!

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diggie
Mar 20, 2013

dark and deeply moving.

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EmilyEm
Mar 20, 2013

Local writer Thomas Maltman tells a small town Minnesota story that puts an event decades past into fresh light when a young Lutheran minister and his wife move to this prairie town. When the sheriff is murdered by a high school boy, old secrets and long-held grievances percolate into the present, changing everyone as the mystery unfolds. Wonderful storytelling, characters and sense of place.

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