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The evening road

Author: Laird Hunt
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of 1930 an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration. Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town and to find the lover who has promised her a new life. On this day,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laird Hunt
ISBN: 9780316391283 031639128X
OCLC Number: 951711120
Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Laird Hunt.

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"Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of 1930 an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration. Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town and to find the lover who has promised her a new life. On this day, the countryside of Jim Crow-era Indiana is no place for either. It is a world populated by frenzied demagogues and crazed revelers, by marauding vigilantes and grim fish suppers, by possessed blood hounds and, finally, by the Ku Klux Klan itself"--Provided by publisher.

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