By Smith Henderson
After attempting to support Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, approximately feral eleven-year-old boy residing within the Montana desolate tract, social employee Pete Snow comes face-to-face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah. With braveness and warning, Pete slowly earns a degree of belief from this paranoid survivalist itching for a last clash that may sign the arriving finish Times.
yet as Pete's family spins uncontrolled, Pearl's actions spark the full-blown curiosity of the FBI, placing Pete on the heart of a huge manhunt from which nobody will emerge unscathed.
during this shattering and iconic American novel, Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom, group, grace, suspicion, and anarchy, brilliantly depicting our nation's disquieting and violent contradictions. Fourth of July Creek is an unforgettable, unflinching debut that marks the arriving of an immense literary talent.
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