The Line That Held Us

The Line That Held Us

A Novel

Book - 2018
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Penguin Putnam
From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again.

When Darl Moody went hunting after a monster buck he's chased for years, he never expected he'd accidentally shoot a man digging ginseng. Worse yet, he's killed a Brewer, a family notorious for vengeance and violence. With nowhere to turn, Darl calls on the help of the only man he knows will answer, his best friend, Calvin Hooper. But when Dwayne Brewer comes looking for his missing brother and stumbles onto a blood trail leading straight back to Darl and Calvin, a nightmare of revenge rips apart their world. The Line That Held Us is a story of friendship and family, a tale balanced between destruction and redemption, where the only hope is to hold on tight, clenching to those you love. What will you do for the people who mean the most, and what will you grasp to when all that you have is gone? The only certainty in a place so shredded is that no one will get away unscathed.

Baker & Taylor
A deer hunter and his friend cover up the accidental shooting death of a man from a notoriously violent family, which discovers the crime and retaliates in nightmarish ways. By the author of Where All Light Tends to Go. Tour.

Publisher: United States : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2018
ISBN: 9780399574221
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER
Characteristics: 272 pages ; 1 x 15 cm

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