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Wire to wire : a novel

Author: Scott Sparling
Publisher: New York : Tin House Books, 2011.
Series: Tin house new voice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wire to Wire assembles a cast of train-hopping, drug-dealing, glue-huffing lowlifes, tells a harrowing tale of friendship and loss, and creates a stunning portrait of Northern Michigan in the late 1970s. While riding a freight car through Detroit, Michael Slater suffers a near-fatal accident--a power line to the head. After recovering, he tries to lead a quiet life in the desert, but his problems just follow him.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sparling, Scott.
Wire to Wire.
New York : Tin House Books, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Sparling
ISBN: 9781935639060 1935639064
OCLC Number: 730151984
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Tin house new voice.
Responsibility: by Scott Sparling.

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With its cast of train-hopping, drug-dealing, glue-huffing lowlifes, Scott Sparling's debut--an homage to the American crime novel--chronicles the lives of damaged people doing their meager best and  Read more...

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"Sparling's debut is well crafted and thrilling, tying together an obvious love for both Michigan and railroads with an expert sense of timing and plot. The world he has created is both overwhelming Read more...

 
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