Fourth of July Creek: A Novel

By Smith Henderson. Softcover, 480 pages.
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In this shattering and iconic American novel. Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom. community. grace. suspicion and anarchy. brilliantly depicting our nations disquieting and violent contradictions.
After trying to help Benjamin Pearl. an undernourished. nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness. social worker Pete Snow comes face to face with the boys profoundly disturbed father. Jeremiah. With courage and caution. Pete slowly earns a measure of trust from this paranoid survivalist itching for a final conflict that will signal the coming End Times.
But as Pete's own family spins out of control. Pearl's activities spark the full-blown interest of the FBI. putting Pete at the center of a massive manhunt from which no one will emerge unscathed.
Softcover, 480 pages.