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Country dark
Title:
Country dark
Author:
Offutt, Chris, 1958- author.
Edition:
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Grove Press, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
231 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Country Dark is a taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their wits in a backwoods Kentucky world of shine-runners and laborers whose social codes are every bit as nuanced as the British aristocracy,
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780802127792
Format :
Book